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Photo: Looking south to The Wedge (left) and Limestone Mountain from Highway #40 near Wedge Lake

Limestone Mountain (Kananaskis)

  • 2180 m (7,153ft)
  • Naming History
50.8578N -115.157W
Located in the Kananaskis River Valley, 2 km northwest of The Wedge and north of Rocky Creek

Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Kananaskis
Visible from Highway: 40S
Year Named: 1965
Named for: The mountain, like most in the Rockies, is made of limestone. (Two mountains in Alberta have this name.)

Limestone Mountain is a knobby outlier to the west of the northwest ridge of The Wedge. There is another peak in the front ranges near the Clearwater River that is also named Limestone Mountain. As well, Limestone Peak forms part of the Vermilion Range in British Columbia.

Looking south-southeast to Limestone Mountain

Looking south-southeast to The Wedge (left) and Limestone Mountain