Mount King Edward
|Best months for climbing:||Aug, Sep|
|Year first climbed:||1924|
|First successful climber(s):||Hickson, Palmer, Conrad Kain|
|Nearest major airport:||Calgary|
|Convenient Center:||Golden, B.C.|
A seldom visited summit west of Mount Columbia and Columbia Icefields that has been made more accessible by a logging road in the last 10 years. Still a beautiful, remote location in the Canadian Rockies wilderness that few parties ever visit. A good 3 or 4 day mountaineering trip from Calgary.
Thanks to Alan Kane for this description.
The following weather information is provided for the nearest supported peak. The weather icons reflect weather conditions from the base of the mountain, while the wind, temperature and humidity reflect conditions at the summit.
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NOTE: Trip reports were previously called "Summit Logs" - same feature, new name
There are 2 trip reports for Mount King Edward.
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- Log #13281 - by Mark & Tanya Koob, Carol Martens on Sep 08, 2003Ascended normal route (S ridge) from Snowy Pass as part of Alpine Club of Canada's GMC. 12.5 hour return from Snowy Pass. Had some difficulty gaining SW slopes from glacier, recommend tackling the...
- Log #13282 - by
Alan Kane on Jan 25, 2000This peak was a really fun adventure, although took 3 tries to get decent weather here. Not surprisingly, we had it all to ourselves. Peaks like these definitely appeal to me more than crowded ones...