Mount Glasgow

Photo of Mount Glasgow
Photo uploaded by Dow Williams

Mount Glasgow is a dominant peak in the Elbow/Sheep area and easily seen from Calgary. This is a moderate scramble via the west scree and snow slopes with an elevation gain of 1310m. The scramble can be combined with a traverse of Cornwall, Outlaw and Banded to make an excellent weekend trip.

Elevation (feet): 9,629
Elevation (meters): 2,935
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 50.756441
Longitude: -114.93124
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Bragg Creek

Thanks to Rob Davidson for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There are 3 trip reports for Mount Glasgow.

  • Log #18508 - by Geoff Holmes on Oct 04, 20043.00 stars
    Summited Glasgow, Cornwall, Outlaw, and Banded peaks with Joe Shorrocks and Brian Neibergal. Beautiful fall day, crystal clear skies and a bright, moonlit night. The entire traverse, with some...
  • Log #18509 - by Tim Helmer on Oct 11, 20033.00 stars
    The night July 15/2000 was the night of the Pine Lake tornado tragedy. We were aware of bad weather around us but had no idea of the magnitude of events unfolding to the north east of the Canadian...
  • Log #18510 - by Rob Davidson on Aug 16, 20033.00 stars
    I scrambled this peak with Henry Henault and Tim Helmer over a weekend and included a traverse of Cornwall, Outlaw and Banded. An excellent trip. "To travel, to experience, to learn - that is...