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Photo: Looking up Cataract Creek Valley to Mount Holcroft (left) and Mount Scrimger from Highway #940

Mount Holcroft

  • 2713 m (8,901ft)
  • Naming History
50.2347N -114.764W
Located on the continental divide at the head of Cataract Creek; head of Henretta and McQuarrie Creeks

Range: High Rock
Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Visible from Highway: 940S
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Holcroft, H.S. D.L.S. (Mr. Holcroft worked with the Surveyor General's staff. He was killed during WW I.)

Photo: Mount Holcroft from Highway #940 just north of Cataract Creek

Looking west to (l-r) Mount Farquhar, un-named, Mount Holcroft, and Mount Scrimger from Windy Peak (courtesy Sonny Bou)