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Photo: Looking west across Aster lake to Warrior Mountain (courtesy Bennett Wong)

Warrior Mountain

  • 2973 m (9,754ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.5675N -115.237W
Located on the continental divide between the headwaters of Aster Creek and Joffre Creek

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Visible from Highway: 40S, 742
Ascent Date: 1930
Ascent Party: Katie Gardiner
Ascent Guide: Walter Feuz
Year Named: 1917
Named for: HMS Warrior was a cruiser which fought in the Battle of Jutland during WW I. After being damaged, it was taken in tow by HMS Engadine but later fires on board reached its magazine and it blew up and sank.

Photo: Warrior Mountain with Waka Nambe at right from the northeast at the old Elpoca Creek Bridge on Valleyview Trail

Looking west across Aster Lake to Warrior Mountain (courtesy Sonny Bou)

Looking west-southwest to Warrior Mountain (courtesy Alan Kane)

Looking southwest to Warrior Mountain (Waka Nambe beyond at right) from Tombstone Mountain (courtesy Sonny Bou)