Mount Magog
3095m (10155ft.)

Located on the continental divide between Lake Gloria and Lake Magog; 1.5 km northeast of Mount Assiniboine. on the border of Banff & Assiniboine parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 50; 52; 40 Longitude 115; 38; 00, Topo map 82J/13

Panorama viewpoint: Buller Pond. Can be seen from Highway 742

Named in 1930. The names Og, Gog, and Magog are all individuals mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. Both English and Celtic mythology also tells of Gog and Magog who were giants. Official name.

First ascended in 1920 by A.J. Gilmour, A.H. MacCarthy, A.W. Wakefield, F.N. WatermanJournal reference CAJ 12-64.

Photo: Mount Magog from the Smith-Dorrien Road at Buller Pond (Mount Assiniboine to left)
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Photo: Looking south to Mount Magog from the Nub Trail (courtesy Calvin Damen)

The names Og, Gog, and Magog are all individuals mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible. Both English and Celtic mythology also tells of Gog and Magog who were giants. Lakes in the area of Mount Assiniboine are named after all three, Og, Gog, and Magog, but only Og (Og Mountain) and Magog have mountains named after them as well.
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