Bow Peak

Elevation (feet): 9,409
Elevation (meters): 2,868
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 51.626489
Longitude: -116.378946
Difficulty: Scramble
Best months for climbing: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Banff

Thanks to theyogiclimber for adding this peak.

Bow Peak is located in Banff National Park in the Waputik Range at the northern end of the Bow River Valley. It is situated north of Hector Lake, south of Bow Lake, and east of Crowfoot Mountain and the Wapta Icefield. Bow Peak is a landmark on the scenic Icefields Parkway. A scramble on the talus and scree-covered moderate western slope of Bow Peak leads to the summit from Crowfoot Pass. The trail to Crowfoot Pass and scramble to the top covers 6.5 kilometers one-way and gains over 900 meters. Allow approximately half a day.

Trip Reports

NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name

There is one trip report for Bow Peak.

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  • Log #22089 - by Ryan Meral on Oct 04, 2010
    Started off in the morning, using the "Don't waste your time in the Canadian Rockies book" as it was not mentioned in the Kane Scrambles book. Had a great time. Did have to fjord the river, which was...