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Photo: Looking north to an un-named peak and Mount Marpole (in distance at right) beyond "Top Hat"; Emerald Peak at right

Mount Marpole

  • 2997 m (9,833ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
51.4925N -116.580W
Located in the Kiwetinok River Valley; western buttress of Emerald Pass; 1.5 km southwest of The President

Province: BC
Park: Yoho
Headwater: Columbia
Visible from Highway: 1
Ascent Date: 1901
Ascent Party: Edward Whymper
Ascent Guide: J. Bossonay, C. Kaufmann, C. Klucker, J. Pollinger
Year Named: 1901
Named by: Edward Whymper
Named for: Marpole, Richard (Richard Marpole was General Executive Assistant of the Pacific Division of the CPR when this mountain was named in his honour.)
Popular Hike: Emerald Lake/Yoho Valley

This peak lies to the southwest of The President, across Emerald Pass.

Photo: Looking north to (l-r) Mount Carnarvon, un-named, Mount Marpole (beyond), and Emerld Peak