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Photo: (l-r) Mount Cadorna, Mount Swiderski, and Mount Battisti (The Three Giants of Nyahe-ya-nibi") from Holy Cross Mountain

Mount Battisti

  • 3155 m (10,352ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
50.4772N -115.162W
Located at the head of Cadorna Creek and east of the White River; one km north of Mount Swiderski

Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1964
Ascent Party: J.A. Bennett, W.S. Frantz, M.C. Godfrey, W.R. Joyce, W.L. Louis
Ascent Guide: Peter Kaufmann
Year Named: 1918
Named for: Battisti, Cesare (An Italian alpinist, Battisti was captured by the Austrians and hanged as a spy during WW I.)

Photo: Mount Battisti (courtesy Gillean Daffern)