Mount Bowlen

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Mount Bowlen is located on the boundary of Banff National Park and Kootenay National Park near the Lake Louise area. It is situated on the Continental Divide in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, or Wenkchemna Valley. It is part of the Bow Range and Wenkchemna Peaks which tower above Moraine Lake. Postcard and calendar images of Moraine Lake display Mount Bowlen as a backdrop to the lake as it towers over 1000 meters above the lake. Mount Bowlen is named for Dr. James J. Bowlen who was the Lieutenant-Governor of Alberta during the 1950's.

Elevation (feet): 10,079
Elevation (meters): 3,072
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta/British Columbia
Latitude: 51.3009
Longitude: -116.1889
Difficulty: Basic Snow/Ice Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1901
First successful climber(s): Little, Thompson, Weed, Kaufmann
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Banff

Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.

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