Nigel Peak

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Nigel Peak is located on the boundary of Banff and Jasper National Parks. It is situated immediately north of Sunwapta Pass, which is the low saddle between Mount Athabasca and Nigel Peak. Travelers driving north along the world-famous Icefields Parkway cross Sunwapta Pass with these two mountains on either side. Nigel Peak is also easily visible to visitors to the Icefields Center at Columbia Icefield and from the Athabasca Glacier as it towers behind the Columbia Icefield Chalet. Nigel Peak is named for Nigel Vavasour who was a packer who accompanied Norman Collie and Hugh Stutfield to the area in the late 1800's.

Elevation (feet): 10,535
Elevation (meters): 3,211
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 52.239
Longitude: -117.171
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1919
First successful climber(s): Interprovincial Boundary Commission
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Jasper or Banff

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