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Mastodon Mountain

  • 2987 m (9,800ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.6069N -118.338W
Located on the continental divide in the Fraser River Valley south of Mastedon Glacier

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Jasper/Mount Robson
Headwater: Athabasca/Fraser
Major Valley: Fraser
Ascent Date: 1933
Ascent Party: Rex Gibson, R.C. Hind, W.J. Watson, E.L. Woolf
Year Named: 1922
Named by: Arthur Wheeler
Named for: Wheeler thought that the mountain resembled a mastodon (an extinct elephant-like animal that lived in what is now Canada).