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Photo: Mount Baker from Peyto Glacier (courtesy Alan Kane)

Mount Baker

  • 3172 m (10,407ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.6658N -116.597W
Located on the continental divide in the Collie Creek Valley between Baker Glacier and the Wapta Icefield

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Ascent Date: 1923
Ascent Party: Walter Wilcox
Ascent Guide: Rudolph Aemmer
Year Named: 1899
Named by: C.L. Noyes, H.P. Nicholls, C.S. Thompson, G.M. Weed, Ralph Edwards
Named for: Baker, G.P. (A memer of the Alpine Club (London) who accompanied members of the Appalachian Mountain Club to the Rockies in 1897)

Photo: Looking south-southwest to Mount Baker from Mount Weed (courtesy Sonny Bou)