Mount Evan-Thomas

Photo of Mount Evan-Thomas

Photo by Kevin Altheim

Details

Elevation (feet): 10164
Elevation (meters): 3098
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Rocky Mountains
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 50.7633
Longitude: -115.098
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1954
First successful climber(s): M.S. Hicks, W. Lemmon, G. Ross, I. Spreat, J.F. Tarrant (CAJ 68-66)
Nearest major airport: Calgary International Airport
Convenient Center: Calgary/Canmore

Thanks to Kevin Altheim for adding this peak.

Description

Located N of Mount Packenham in the Opal Range it is the highest in the range and the Parent of all other peaks in the Range. Named in 1922 after Rear Admiral H. Evan-Thomas who was the commander of the Fifth Battle Cruiser Squadron during the Battle of Jutland in World War I.

Thanks to Kevin Altheim for this description.

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