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Photo: Breaker Mountain from the Icefields Parkway near Silverhorn Creek

Breaker Mountain

  • 3058 m (10,033ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.7633N -116.651W
Located on the continental divide in the Mistaya River and Blaeberry River Valleys at the head of Breaker Creek; above Mistaya Lake;

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Major Valley: Mistaya
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1917
Ascent Party: Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Year Named: 1917
Named by: Arthur Wheeler
Named for: The snow formations on the mountain were thought to resemble the breakers on a beach.