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Photo: Cirque Peak from the south above Helen Lake (courtesy Giorgio Zanetti)

Cirque Peak

  • 2993 m (9,820ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.7000N -116.418W
Located at the head of Helen Creek; northwest buttress of Dolomite Pass

Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1899
Ascent Party: H.P. Nichols, C.L. Noyes, C.S. Thompson, G.M. Weeks
Year Named: 1909
Named for: A large cirque lies below the northern cliffs of this mountain.

Photo: Looking southeast to Cirque Peak from near Bow Pass

Looking across Helen Lake to Cirque Peak (courtesy David Wasserman)

Looking north to Cirque Peak (courtesy Marta Wojnarowska)