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Photo: Mount Shark from the Smith-Dorrien Road at Buller Pond

Mount Shark

  • 2786 m (9,141ft)
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
50.8281N -115.410W
Located between the upper Spray River Valley and Smuts Creek Valley

Range: Spray
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis/Banff
Headwater: Bow
Visible from Highway: 742
Year Named: 1917
Named for: HMS Shark was a destroyer which was sunk during the Battle of Jutland during WW I.
Popular Hike: Assiniboine

Karst Spring flows from beneath Mount Shark to emerge on the northeast slopes of the mountain.

Photo: Mount Shark from the east on Tent Ridge

Looking southwest to Mount Shark (courtesy Brenda Everitt)