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Photo: Mount Charlton (left) and Mount Unwin (right) form Maligne Lake

Mount Charlton

  • 3217 m (10,555ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.6117N -117.511W
Located between Maligne Lake Valley and the Maligne River

Range: Queen Elizabeth
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: Maligne Lake Road
Ascent Date: 1921
Ascent Party: W.R. Hainsworth, M.M. Strumia
Year Named: 1911
Named by: Mary Schaffer
Named for: Charlton, Harry Ready (Harry Ready Charlton was the General Advertising Agent for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway.)

Harry Ready Charlton was the publicity agent for the Grand Trunk Pacific Railway and helped sponsor Mary Schaffer's 1911 surveying expedition to Maligne Lake.

Photo: Southeast face of Mount Charlton (courtesy Randy McAllister)

Looking south-southeast to Mount Charlton (left) and Mount Unwin (courtesy Don Beers)