Beacon Peak
2986m (9797ft.)

Located between Simon Creek Valley and Middle Whirlpool River Valley; 2 km east of Beacon Lake. Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 32; 30 Longitude 118; 14; 25, Topo map 83D/09


Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1922. The mountain was in such a position that the Interprovincial Boundary Surveyors used it as a beacon. Official name.

First ascended in 1921 by Interprovincial Boundary CommissionJournal reference ABC 125,130.


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