Mount Jimmy Simpson

Elevation (feet): 9,700
Elevation (meters): 2,957
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 51.684796
Longitude: -116.505117
Difficulty: Walk up
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Lake Louise

Thanks to Paul Zizka for adding this peak.

The peak was named after the man who built Num-Ti-Jah Lodge, down below, by Bow Lake. There are many ways up, ranging in difficulty. The easiest way is walking towards Bow Glacier from the Lodge and start going up on your right, about 500 meters before reaching the canyon. From the moment you start gaining elevation, head towards the peak itself. You should get to the treeline in about 20 minutes. About an hour later, youn will reach a high tarn nestled in one of the hanging valleys (the lake will actually be 300 meters below your feet). From there just walk on the shale slopes, along the cliff and on to the summit where you will find a log and truly amazing views of the Wapta Icefields, and of many peaks surrounding the parkway from Lake Louise to the Saskatchewan Crossing.

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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

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