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Photo: Looking west from Nanga Parbat to Mount Barnard (left) and Mount Bulyea (Ken Jones Collection)

Mount Barnard

  • 3339 m (10,955ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.7094N -116.921W
Located on the continental divide above the southeast corner of the Freshfield Icefield; east of Campbell Icefield; north of Waitabit Lake

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Ascent Date: 1922
Ascent Party: Howard Palmer, J. Monroe Thorington
Ascent Guide: Edward Feuz jr.
Year Named: 1924
Named for: Barnard, Sir Frank Stillman (Sir Frank Barnard was Lt. Governor of British Columbia from 1914 until 1919.)

Photo: Looking east to (l-r) Prior Peak, Mount Bulyea, and Mount Barnard (courtesy Bob St. John)