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Photo: Looking northeast to Cockscomb Mountain from the Bow Valley Parkway at Hillside Meadows

Cockscomb Mountain (Alberta)

  • 2776 m (9,108ft)
  • Naming History
51.2367N -115.724W
Located in the Bow River Valley southeast of Ranger Creek

Range: Sawback
Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Bow
Visible from Highway: 1, 93S
Year Named: 1921
Named for: The outline of the summit was said to resemble the comb of a rooster.

Glen Boles et al refer to this mountain as "Mount Cockscomb" and another in 83C/03 as Cockscomb Mountain. Note that there is a mountain named The Comb in British Columbia.