Outpost Peak
2880m (9450ft.)

Located west of Eremite Creek and north of Eremite Glacier; 1.7 kilometres north-northeast of Ermemite Peak. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 52; 38; 50 Longitude 118; 15; 15, Topo map 83D/09


Named by Interprovincial Boundary Survey in 1921. The mountain occupies an "outlying" position. Official name.

Looking southwest to Outpost Peak from near Cavell Lake
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Other Information
Photo: (l-r) Anchorite Mountain, Eremite Mountain, Outpost Peak, and Mount Erebus from the north

The southwestern is the highest of the two peaks that form the summit of Outpost Peak.
Climbing Routes
South-West & North-East Peaks II
Though little more than a strenuous hike, travel on the glacier between the summits makes this much more of an mountaineering outing than, for example, the SW Ridge on Mt. Temple. Dougherty, Selected Alpine Climbs page 277
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