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Photo: Looking southeast across Cabin Lake to Mount Byng (left) and Aurora Mountain (courtesy Ron Hunter)

Aurora Mountain

  • 2789 m (9,151ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.8272N -115.561W
Located on the continental divide at the head of of Currie Creek, Aurora Creek, and Owl Creek; southeast buttress of Marvel Pass

Range: Blue
Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1916
Ascent Party: Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Year Named: 1917
Named for: HMS Aurora was a Royal Navy light cruiser which engaged in a battle in the North Sea, 24 January, 1915. WW I