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Photo: Mount Mangin from Highway #40, 1.5 km south of the junction with Kananaskis Lakes Trail

Mount Mangin

  • 3057 m (10,030ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.5419N -115.227W
Located on the continental divide between Mangin Glacier and Joffre Creek

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow/Kootenay
Visible from Highway: 40S
Ascent Date: 1928
Ascent Party: J.W.A. Hickson
Ascent Guide: Edward Feuz jr.
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Mangin, Charles Emmanuel (A French soldier, General Mangin was a successful commander during WW I and later presided over the Supreme Council for National Defence.)

A distant view of Mount Mangin to the south (left) and Mount Cordonnier (right) may be enjoyed from Hwy. #40, between 1.5 km and 2.5 km south of the junction with the road to Kananaskis Lakes. The peaks are about 20 km distant. From the highway, one is looking up the valley of Foch Creek below Aster Lake.

Photo: Mount Mangin (left) and Mount Cordonnier from Highway #40

Looking south-southeast to Mount Joffre (left) and Mount Mangin from Warrior Mountain (courtesy Sonny Bou)