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Elephas Mountain

  • 2940 m (9,646ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.5967N -118.330W
Located on the continental divide in the Fraser River Valley at the headwaters of Simon Creek

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Jasper/Mount Robson
Headwater: Athabasca/Fraser
Major Valley: Fraser
Ascent Date: 1933
Ascent Party: H. Burns, O. Haw, C.C. Wates, W.J. Watson
Year Named: 1922
Named by: Arthur Wheeler
Named for: The mountain was thought to resemble an elephant's head. Elephas is the Latin word for elephant.