Brussels Peak

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Brussels Peak is located in Jasper National Park two kilometers southwest of Mount Christie, and west of the Athabasca River Valley. The sharp summit tower is a technical alpine climb with a 5.7 route on the Northeast Ridge and a 5.10 route on the North Face. Brussels Peak is named for the S.S. Brussels which was a British merchant steamer captured by the Germans in June of 1916 while transporting food and refugees from Belgium after leaving Holland. The captain of the Brussels, Charles Algernon Fryatt, who was later executed by the Germans, has a peak named in his honor northwest of Brussels Peak across the Fryatt Creek valley.

Refer to Selected Alpine Climbs in the Canadian Rockies by Sean Dougherty for information on the routes on Brussels Peak.

Elevation (feet): 10,371
Elevation (meters): 3,161
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 52.5166
Longitude: -117.8222
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1948
First successful climber(s): Garner and Lewis
Nearest major airport: Calgary or Edmonton
Convenient Center: Jasper

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