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Photo: Looking southeast up Poboktan Creek to Poboktan Mountain from the Icefields Parkway

Poboktan Mountain

  • 3320 m (10,893ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.4406N -117.216W
Located west of the creek above Brazeau Lake; east buttress of Maligne Pass

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1928
Ascent Party: Topographical Survey
Year Named: 1892
Named by: Arthur Coleman
Named for: Poboktan is the Stoney Indian word for owl and Arthur Coleman saw some in the area.

Photo: Poboktan Mountain from the south on Jonas Shoulder (courtesy Tim Helmer)