Mons Peak
3083m (10115ft.)

Located on the continental divide above the Mons Icefield at the head of Icefall Brook; 3 km northwest of St. Julien Mountain. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 51; 40 Longitude 117; 02; 10, Topo map 82N/14

Panorama viewpoint: Saskatchewan River Crossing. Can be seen from Highways 11 and 93N

Named in 1920. Mons is a town in Belgium which was the site of the first battle in which the British Expeditionalry Force took part (1914) WW I. The town was recaptured by Canadian troops immediately before the armistice on November 11, 1918. Official name.

First ascended in 1902 by James Outram, guided by Christian Kaufmann. Journal reference App 10-209, CAJ 27-180. Other reference Outram Pg. 311.

Photo: Looking south to Mons Peak from Division Mountain (courtesy Brad Harrison)
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Photo: Looking southwest up the Glacier Lake Valley to Mons Peak from Highway #11

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