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Photo: Looking northwest to Mount Erris (courtesy Alan Schierman)

Mount Erris

  • 2820 m (9,252ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
49.8883N -114.688W
Located on the continental divide in the upper Dutch Creek Valley at the head South Line Creek; south buttress of North Fork Pass

Range: High Rock
Province: Alberta/BC
Headwater: Oldman/Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1913
Ascent Party: Topographical Survey
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: Erris is a prominent headland on the west coast of Ireland in County Mayo.

Mount Erris is the highest peak in the High Rock Range between North Fork Pass and Crowsnest Pass.

Photo: Looking west up the Dutch Creek Valley to Mount Erris