Mount Blane

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Photo uploaded by Kevin Altheim

Located southeast of Mount Brock, northeast of Mount Jerram, and directly above the head of King Canyon. It is one of the higher mountains in the Opal Range, and has an impressive southwest face which rises above the head of King Canyon which when viewed from Highway 40 or the surrounding area, leaves one staring in awe.

There is a Grade II 5.6 Alpine route on the north west ridge which has good quality limestone by local standards. Sean Dougherty mentions that the mountain had an

Elevation (feet): 9,820
Elevation (meters): 2,993
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 50.7267
Longitude: -115.073
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Year first climbed: 1955
First successful climber(s): P.J.B. Duffy, G. Hohnson, D. Kennedy, F. Koch (CAJ 39-88)
Nearest major airport: Calgary International Airport
Convenient Center: Calgary/Canmore

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