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Photo: looking southeast to Monkhead Mountain from near Coronet Creek (courtesy Gillean Daffern)

Monkhead Mountain

  • 3211 m (10,535ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.5822N -117.392W
Located in the Maligne Lake and Coronet Creek Valleys southeast of the upper end of Maligne Lake

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: Maligne Lake Road
Ascent Date: 1950
Ascent Party: Mr. and Mrs. Rex Gibson, D. LaChapelle, E. LaChapelle
Year Named: 1950
Named by: Alpine Club of Canada
Named for: The summit has a "hood-like" look about it.

Photo: Looking southwest to Monkhead Mountain from the head of Warren Creek (courtesy Gillean Daffern)

Photo: Mount Paul (left), Monkhead Mountain and Mount Warren from Samson Narrow on Maligne Lake (courtesy Dan Neil -Cloud to Ground Panoramas)