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Photo: (l-r) Anchorite Mountain, Eremite Mountain, Outpost Peak, and Mount Erebus from the north

Mount Erebus

  • 3119 m (10,233ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
52.6325N -118.267W
Located in the Simon Creek Valley southwest of Eremite Glacier

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1924
Ascent Party: L. Coolidge, G. Higginsnon, J.E. Johnson
Ascent Guide: A. Streich
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: The Greek word for "darkness" is "erebus." Bridgland was impressed with a dark coloured precipice on the north-east face of this mounain.
Popular Hike: Tonquin Valley
Journal Reference: App 16-244

Looking southwest to Mount Erebus from near Cavell Lake

Outpost Peak (left) and Mount Erebus