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Photo: Excelsior Mountain from the north on Highway #16

Excelsior Mountain

  • 2744 m (9,003ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.8461N -117.888W
Located in the Maligne River Valley west of Excelsior Creek

Range: Maligne
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: 16
Ascent Date: 1915
Ascent Party: Morrison Bridgland
Year Named: 1916
Named by: W.P. Hinton
Named for: The mountain is the highest in the Maligne Range.

Photo: Looking north to Centre Mountain (left) and Excelsior Mountain from near the Skyline Trail (courtesy Vern Dewit)