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Photo: Mount French from the southeast on Mount Jellico (courtesy Alan Kane)

Mount French

  • 3234 m (10,611ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.7297N -115.305W
Located north of the Haig Glacier at the headwaters of French Creek

Range: Spray
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Kananaskis
Ascent Date: 1921
Ascent Party: H.S. Hall jr., M. Morton jr.
Ascent Guide: Edward Feuz jr.
Year Named: 1915
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: French, John Denton Pinkstone (After commanding the British Forces during the first sixteen months of WW I, French was named first Earl of Ypres in 1922.)