Mount Little
3088m (10132ft.)

Located on the continental divide in the Valley of the Ten Peaks between Moraine Lake Valley and Tokumm Creek. The Ten Peaks, on the border of Banff & Kootenay parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 51; 17; 40 Longitude 116; 11; 00, Topo map 82N/08

Panorama viewpoint: Moraine Lake Road. Can be seen from Highway 1

Named in 1916. Little, George F. (One of the party which made the first ascent of the mountain, George Little was from Maine in the United States.) Official name. Other names Nom; #2 of the Ten Peaks

First ascended in 1901 by George T. Little, Charles S. Thompson, G.M. Weed., guided by Christian Kaufmann. Journal reference App 10-92.

Photo: Mount Little (left) and Mount Bowlen from the Moraine Lake Road
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Other Information
Photo: Mount Little (courtesy Alan Kane)

George Little was a member of the party that was attempting to climb Mount Lefroy in 1897 when the first mountaineering fatality in the Canadian Rockies occured. In 1901, he completed the first ascent of this mountain named in his honour.
Climbing Routes
North-West Ridge I
The NW ridge offers an easy scramble. Dougherty, Selected Alpine Climbs page 118
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