Merlin Castle
2840m (9318ft.)

Located in Merlin Valley southwest of Skoki Valley. Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 31; 05 Longitude 116; 07; 30, Topo map 82N/09


Named by James F. Porter (a surveyor and alpinist from Chicago) in 1911. A group of tower-like rocks was thoght to resemble Merlin's castle. (Merlin was a character in Tennyson's "Idylls of the King.") Official name.

Photo: Merlin Castle from the east above Merlin Lake

Other Information

Mount Merlin and Merlin Ridge are in Jasper National Park.
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