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Photo: Mount Clitheroe from the north

Mount Clitheroe

  • 2747 m (9,013ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
52.7106N -118.230W
Located between the Tonquin Valley and Maccarib Creek

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1915
Ascent Party: Morrison Bridgland
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: Clitheroe is a municipal borough of Lancashire, England, home of the Clitheroe Royal Grammar School and one of the hillier districts of England.
Popular Hike: Tonquin Valley

On the day that he climbed and named the mountain, Morrison Bridgland wrote, "the lakes, reflecting in their placid waters the overshaddowing range (The Ramparts) with its varied snow-clad outlines and dark rugged cliffs formed a picture that is seldom equalled."