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Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Mike from the Col northwest of Mt Harrison (courtesy Glen Boles)

Mount Mike

  • 3300 m (10,827ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.0067N -115.268W
Located east of head of Blackfoot Creek; west of Bull River; 7.4 km southwest of Mount Harrison

Range: Quinn
Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1969
Ascent Party: M.H. Benn, T. Sorensen; T. Swaddle
Year Named: 1964
Named for: Mike, Private Sebastian (Pte. Mike, of Cranbrook, BC, was killed in action during WW II.)

Pte. Mike was killed in action on 23 October, 1944 while serving with the Calgary Highlanders.

Photo: Looking west to Mount Mike from Tornado Mountain (courtesy Allan Schierman)