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Photo: Looking west to Exshaw Mountain (Grotto Mountain beyond at left) from the Trans-Canada Highway

Exshaw Mountain

  • 1783 m (5,850ft)
51.0742N -115.156W
Located in the Bow River Valley between Jura Creek and Exshaw Creek

Province: Alberta
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Bow
Visible from Highway: 1

The town of Exshaw was named by Sir Sanford Fleming after his son-in-law, Lord Exshaw, who helped found Western Canada Cement and Coal Co. Sir Sandford Fleming was a director of the company. *A hiking route to the summit is described in Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide.

Photo: Looking northeast across Lac des Arcs to Exshaw Mountain from the Trans-Canada Highway

Lookning northwest to Exshaw Mountain