Quadra Mountain
3173m (10411ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of Consolation Valley and Boom Creek Valley. on the border of Banff & Kootenay parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 51; 17; 10 Longitude 116; 09; 15, Topo map 82N/08

Panorama viewpoint: Moraine Lake Road; Upper Bow Valley. Can be seen from Highways 1 and 93N

Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1910. There are four distinct high points along the ridge which forms the summit of this mountain. The latin “quattour” means four. Official name.

First ascended in 1910 by F.C. Bell, A.M. Gordon, J.W.A. Hickson, guided by Edward Feuz jr.; Gottfried Feuz. Journal reference App 12-235; CAJ 5-136.

Photo: Bident Mountain (left) and Quadra Mountain (right) from the northeast on Panorama Ridge
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Other Information
Photo: Bident Mountain (left) and Quadra Mountain from the Moraine Lake Road

The twin summits of Bident Mountain and the four summits of Quadra Mountain rise from a spectacular glacier lying above steep cliffs at the southern end of the valley containing Consolation Lakes.
Climbing Routes
North Face II
A pleasant ice climb directly to the summit; similar in character to the routes on the N face of Fay. Dougherty, Selected Alpine Climbs page 113
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