Mount Kitchener

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Photo of Mount Kitchener
Photo uploaded by Dow Williams

Mt Kitchener is one of the highest peaks of the Canadian Rockies, at 11500 feet above sea level. The Columbia Icefield is directly behind it, and the Stutfield glacier, which is part of the Columbia Icefield, clings to its slopes.

Elevation (feet): 11,500
Elevation (meters): 3,505
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 52.215706
Longitude: -117.321281
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1927
First successful climber(s): Alfred J. Ostheimer, guided by Hans Fuhrer
Nearest major airport: Edmonton
Convenient Center: Jasper

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Kitchener.

  • Log #10456 - by Alan Kane on Jan 10, 20003.00 stars
    This can be easily done on skis in April/May, as for Mt Snowdome, with a camp on Columbia Icefield around on the west side of Snowdome. By comparison, the East ridge route is a climb and is better in...
  • Log #10457 - by Dale Kolsan on July 22, 19993.00 stars
    Mt Kitchener (11500') is visible from the Icefields Parkway, just after the Dome Glacier on the left side of the road if you're driving to Jasper. I haven't hiked to the summit, but I believe this...