Mount Lefroy

Photo of Mount Lefroy
Photo uploaded by Dow Williams

Mt Lefroy sits directly behind Lake Louise, just to the left of Mt Victoria and the Victoria Glacier. A glacier also clings to its flanks, and the mountain is snow- and ice-covered all year long. I wouldn't attempt a climb to the summit - way too tough for me! Mt Lefroy is a beautiful part of the scenery surrounding Lake Louise. Visit Lake Louise and bring plenty of film!! Mt Lefroy is also on the Continental Divide.

Elevation (feet): 11,220
Elevation (meters): 3,420
Continent: North America
Country: Canada
Range/Region: Canadian Rockies
Province: Alberta
Latitude: 51.36176
Longitude: -116.278439
Difficulty: Technical Climb
Best months for climbing: Jul, Aug
Year first climbed: 1897
First successful climber(s): Dixon, Fay, Sarbach, Vanderlip, Noyes, Thompson, Parker, Collie
Nearest major airport: Calgary
Convenient Center: Lake Louise

Thanks to Dale Kolsan for adding this peak.

Trip Reports

There are 2 trip reports for Mount Lefroy.

  • Log #13012 - by Alan Kane on Feb 23, 20003.00 stars
    A classic mountaineering ascent, one of the finer Rockies climbs. Mine was a solo trip. Best time is about early August when the route is hard snow for stepkicking rather than 6 ropelengths of 45...
  • Log #13013 - by Dale Kolsan on Jan 06, 20003.00 stars
    Go visit Lake Louise and Mt Lefroy anytime from June to early September. I recommend July through August, because the water color of Lake Louise will be intense - first, a dark blue, then a jade...