The Towers
2846m (9338ft.)

Located on the continental divide in the Marvel Lake Valley; western buttress of Wonder Pass. on the border of Banff & Assiniboine parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 50; 53; 10 Longitude 115; 36; 00, Topo map 82J/13


Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1917. The mountain features large, tower-like spires. Official name.

First ascended in 1916 by Interprovincial Boundary Commission

Photo: The Towers from the north (courtesy Carol Evans)

Other Information
Photo: The Towers from the north (courtesy Bob Evans)

This mountain is sometimes confused with The Tower in the Smuts Creek valley north of Spray Lake.

If you're looking for "The Tower," for now you must select it from the list of "All Peaks" on the main page. Sorry. . .

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