Mount Wintour
2700m (8859ft.)

Located in the Kananaskis River Valley east of the north end of Lower Kananaskis Lake. Kananaskis Park, Alberta
Latitude 50; 41; 40 Longitude 115; 05; 00, Topo map 82J/11

Panorama viewpoint: Lower Kananaskis Lake; Highwood Pass. Can be seen from Highways 40S and 742

Named in 1922. Wintour, Captain Charles (A Royal Navy officer who served in the Battle of Jutland during WW I.) Official name.

First ascended in 1968 by Glen Boles, E. PeyerJournal reference CAJ 52-71.

Photo: Looking southeast to Mount Wintour from Highway #40
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Looking east-northeast to Mount Wintour from the Interlake Campground (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

Mount Wintour is an interesting mountain, its steep slopes cut by numerous steep drainages which create fascinating snow highlights in the spring. It's picturesque, vertical cliffs are best seen from Highway #40, just south of the junction with the Smith Dorrien Trail. Captain C. J. Wintour went down with his ship, HMS Tipperary, during the Battle of Jutland. Please see Mount Tipperary.

Opal Ridge, Grizzly Peak, Mount Wintour and Gap Mountain are part of a high ridge that lies to west of the Opal Range.

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