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Photo: Looking north to Mount Huber (courtesy Rob and Kathy Taerum)

Mount Huber

  • 3368 m (11,050ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
51.3697N -116.312W
Located immediately west of Mount Victoria and 2 km northeast of Lake O'Hara

Province: BC
Park: Yoho
Headwater: Columbia
Ascent Date: 1903
Ascent Party: G. Collier, E. Tewes
Ascent Guide: C. Bohren, Christian Kaufmann
Year Named: 1903
Named by: Samuel E.S. Allen
Named for: Huber, Emil (A Swiss climber, Emil Huber (together with Carl Sulzer) made the first ascent of Mount Sir Donald in the Selkirks in 1890.)
Popular Hike: Lakes Louise/Moraine/O'Hara
Journal Reference: AAJ 5-151

A colourful mountain with numerous rounded spires, Mount Huber is best seen from the Lake O'Hara area.

Photo: Mount Huber from Lake O'Hara

Looking northeast to Mount Huber with Mount Victoria beyond at right from Opabin Valley

Looking northeast across Lake OHara to Mount Huber with Mount Victoria beyond at right