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.
|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|
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