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Listening Mountain

  • 3149 m (10,332ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.2469N -117.733W
Located west of head of Chaba River

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Ascent Date: 1951
Ascent Party: A. Faberge, P. Prescott
Year Named: 1919
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: The mountain has two ear-shaped projections on the corners of its summit crest. They were thought to resemble wolf's ears.

Arthur Wheeler wrote of this mountain in the Boundary Survey Report, "In the centre, between these two final branches of the (Athabasca) river, is a mountain mass culminating in an outstanding wege-shaped crest, at the corners of which two points project above the snow like ears; on this account the mass has been named Listening Mountain."