Mt Kitchener is one of the highest peaks of the Canadian Rockies, at 11500 feet above sea level. The Columbia Icefield is directly behind it, and the Stutfield glacier, which is part of the Columbia Icefield, clings to its slopes.
|Difficulty:||Basic Snow/Ice Climb|
|Best months for climbing:||Jul, Aug|
|Year first climbed:||1927|
|First successful climber(s):||Alfred J. Ostheimer, guided by Hans Fuhrer|
|Nearest major airport:||Edmonton|
Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.
There are 2 trip reports for Mount Kitchener.
- Log #10456 - by
Alan Kane on Jan 10, 2000This can be easily done on skis in April/May, as for Mt Snowdome, with a camp on Columbia Icefield around on the west side of Snowdome. By comparison, the East ridge route is a climb and is better in...
- Log #10457 - by
Dale Kolsan on July 22, 1999Mt Kitchener (11500') is visible from the Icefields Parkway, just after the Dome Glacier on the left side of the road if you're driving to Jasper. I haven't hiked to the summit, but I believe this...