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Photo: Looking northeast to Elysium Mountain from Highway #16

Elysium Mountain

  • 2446 m (8,025ft)
  • Naming History
52.9517N -118.359W
Located in the Miette River Valley north of Minaga Creek; west buttress of Elysium Pass

Range: Victoria Cross
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Major Valley: Miette
Visible from Highway: 16
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: The peak overlooks fine meadows. Morris Bridgland related this to "Elysian fields," a supposed home of the blessed after death.