Ayesha Peak
3065m (10056ft.)

Located in the upper Collie Creek Valley west of the Wapta Icefield. Yoho Park, Major headwater Columbia River.
Latitude 51; 38; 25 Longitude 116; 36; 05, Topo map 82N/10


Named by White in 1901. White wrote that, "the crest of the mountain resembles a beautiful face turned upwards and, owing to the wild surroundings, suggested the name of the heroine in Rider Haggard's, 'She.'") Official name.

First ascended in 1930 by E. Cromwell, J. Monroe Thorington, guided by Peter Kaufmann.

Photo: Looking north to Ayesha Peak from Mount Balfour (courtesy Marta Wojnarowska)
Photo: Looking north to Ayesha Peak (courtesy Alan Kane)

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