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Most Prominent Peaks of Canadian Provinces

Showing Mark Van Lenten's first ascent dates for climbed peaks (0 out of 13, or 0%)

RankStatePeak Prom-M
Range (Level 3)Ascent Date
 Yukon TerritoryMount Logan52475956Saint Elias Mountains 
 British ColumbiaMount Fairweather39714671Saint Elias Mountains 
 AlbertaMount Columbia23813741Canadian Rockies 
 Northwest TerritoriesMount Nirvana16632773Mackenzie Mountains 
 NunavutBarbeau Peak26162616Queen Elizabeth Islands 
 NewfoundlandMount Caubvick13671652Canadian Shield 
 QuébecMont Jacques-Cartier11061276Canadian Appalachians 
 ManitobaBaldy Mountain389831Great Plains 
 SaskatchewanPasquia Hills High Point348828Great Plains 
 New BrunswickMount Carleton630820Canadian Appalachians 
 OntarioIshpatina Ridge394693Canadian Shield 
 Nova ScotiaWhite Hill533533Canadian Appalachians 
 Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island High Point140140Canadian Appalachians 

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List Description

This list is very similar to the list of Canadian High Points. Of the 13 Provinces and Territories that make up Canada, the highest peak and most prominent peak are the same in 11 of them. The only exceptions are Saskatchewan and Quebec. In Saskatchewan, the highest point is a flat plateau in the Cypress Hills, near the Alberta border, and the province just misses out on the highest point in the entire Cypress Hills (which is entirely in Alberta and has a respectable prominence of almost 600 meters). Quebec's Mont d'Iberville is located only a couple of horizontal meters from Mount Caubvick (fully inside Labrador), and therefore has very low prominence. So Quebec's prom point is the popular and much more accessible Mont Jacques Cartier.


Thanks to Edward Earl, who, using his WinProm program, determined the most prominent peaks for Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Selected Guidebook(s) for this List

       Not Won in a Day: Climbing Canada's Highpoints (Bennett)

Caution: These books feature many of the peaks on this list, but may not have information on all of them.


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