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Looking east to Mount Avens from Protection Mountain (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

Mount Avens

  • 2970 m (9,745ft)
  • Naming History
51.4128N -115.985W
Located at the head of Wildflower Creek west of Pulsatilla Pass

Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Headwater: Bow
Year Named: 1911
Named by: James F. Porter (a surveyor and alpinist from Chicago)
Named for: Avens are a wildflower found in the vicinity.

Looking north-northwest to Mount Avens from Pulsatilla Mountain (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)