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Photo: Looking northwest to Marmot Mountain (in front) from the Icefields Parkway

Marmot Mountain (Jasper)

  • 2608 m (8,557ft)
  • Naming History
52.7900N -118.127W
Located in the Athabasca River Valley between Whistlers Creek and Portal Creek; northeast buttress of Marmot Pass

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Major Valley: Athabasca
Year Named: 1916
Named for: The peak is named after the marmot, a small alpine mammal.

There is another Marmot Mountain in Banff National Park.

Photo: Looking southeast to Marmot Mountain from The Whistlers (courtesy Sonny Bou)