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Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Cordonnier from Highway #40

Mount Cordonnier

  • 3021 m (9,912ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.5500N -115.232W
Located on the continental divide between Mangin Glacier and Joffre Creek

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Visible from Highway: 40S
Ascent Date: 1930
Ascent Party: Katie Gardiner
Ascent Guide: Walter Feuz
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Cordonnier, General Victor Louis Emilien (General Cordonnier was an officer in the French army during WW I.)

A distant view of Mount Mangin to the south (left) and Mount Cordonnier (right) may be enjoyed from Hwy. #40, between 1.5 km and 2.5 km south of the junction with the road to Kananaskis Lakes. The peaks are about 20 km distant. From the highway, one is looking up the valley of Foch Creek below Aster Lake.

Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Mangin (left) and Mount Cordonnier from Highway #40