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Photo: Looking northwest to Mount Lyautey from Mount Sarrail; Mount Assiniboine in the distance at right (courtesy Alan Kane)

Mount Lyautey

  • 3082 m (10,112ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.6031N -115.223W
Located northwest of the Aster Creek Valley, 4 km WSW of Upper Kananaskis Lake; 2.5 km west of Hidden Lake

Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Major Valley: Kananaskis
Visible from Highway: 40S, 742
Ascent Date: 1930
Ascent Party: Katie Gardiner
Ascent Guide: Walter Feuz
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Lyautey, General Louis Hubert Gonzalve (General Lyautey was the French Minister of War in 1916.) WW I

The vertically dipping strata that form Mount Lyautey are most impressive.

Looking west-southwest across Upper Kananaskis Lake to Mount Lyautey

Looking southwest to Mount Lyautey from Mount Indefatigable (courtesy Bennett Wong)

Looking west-southwest to Mount Lyautey from the old Elpoca Creek bridge