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Photo: Midway Peak (left) and Mount Synge from the Icefields Parkway

Midway Peak

  • 2871 m (9,420ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.8014N -116.655W
Located on the continental divide above Cirque Lake in the Mistaya River and Blaeberry River Valleys

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Major Valley: Mistaya
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1952
Ascent Party: Mr. and Mrs. J.D. Mendenhall
Year Named: 1918
Named by: Arthur Wheeler
Named for: The peak is located "midway" between Stairway Peak and Mount Synge.

Photo: (l-r) Ebon Peak, Aries Peak, Stairway Peak, Midway Peak, Mount Synge, and Howse Peak from the east on the Icefields Parkway