Peakbagger.com

Cascade Mountain, Alberta


Prominence: 918 m, 3012 ft

Elevation: 2998 meters, 9836 feet


Approx. Isolation: 13.91 km, 8.64 mi
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 13' 43'' N; 115° 33' 46'' W
51.228626, -115.562828 (Dec Deg)
600347E 5676231N Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
Links

Search Engines - search the web for "Cascade Mountain":
     Wikipedia Search
     Microsoft Bing Search
     Google Search
     Yahoo Search

Other Web Sites
     Cascade Mountain at SummitPost.org

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2003-09-03 by Jan Triska
     2011-07-03 by Joe M
     2011-09-04 by Adam Walker
     2013-08-31 by Richard Hensley (GPS Track)

View ascents of peak by registered Peakbagger.com members (16 total)

Nearby Peak Searches:
     Radius Search - Nearest Peaks to Cascade Mountain
     Elevation Ladder from Cascade Mountain
     Prominence Ladder from Cascade Mountain


Cascade Mountain is another one of those Banff area landmarks; it appears as a rugged, articulated and very steep mountain guarding the entrance to the Banff town. A limestone peak, it possesses some of the typical features seen in this part of the Canadian Rockies, like a hanging cirque and a ridge between multiple sub-summits. It is also noted for the waterfall coming off the SSE slopes; a good iceclimbing area in the winter.
The easy route up Cascade is via the SW ridge. To get onto the ridge itself, it is necessary to hike into the Forty Mile Creek valley and then turn right, gaining the slopes.
Cascade tends to be a popular scramble as it only contains a few tricky, exposed spots and is otherwise a moderate to easy terrain. Lots of wildlife on the slopes, notably bighorn sheep.
Click on photo for original larger-size version.
Banff's Main St. lines up perfectly with Cascade Mtn. A large cornice on steep slabs, tucked behind the highest subpeak on the left, usually keeps scramblers off the summit through early August (2011-08-07). Photo by Richard Hensley.
Click here for larger-size photo.
Web Map LinksAcme Mapper   MyTopo   Gmap4   Toporama
Bing Maps   Google Maps
ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 918 m/3012 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 958 m/3143 ft
  Key Col: Elk Pass    2080 m/6824 ft
Isolation13.91 km/8.64 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Aylmer  (NE)
Isolation distance is based on NHN and is slightly overstated.
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Central Front Ranges
Range5: Vermilion Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSaskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Nelson
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Banff National Park
Topo MapBanff 82 O/4 1:50,000
This peak was submitted to the Peakbagger.com database by Jan Triska.
Google Maps Dynamic Map

 Cascade Mountain    Other Peaks
Click Here for a Full Screen Map



This page has been served 1154 times since 2004-11-01.

Man of Steel opened yesterday, a much-anticipated reboot of the story of Superman¡¯s origins. The title character is played by British actor Henry Cavill, who appeared at the June 12 U.K. premier of the movie in London sporting a Tom Ford suit and an Omega Seamaster wristwatch. It has been reported that in 2005 Cavill was a contender to www.attrinity.com play the new James Bond in Casino Royale, which hit theaters in 2006. Apparently, the producers found him too ¡°young¡± for the role at the time, and it was given to Daniel Craig. This is interesting because both James Bond and Daniel Craig are Omega ambassadors, though both of their model choices generally fall in the sporty Seamaster direction. The version of the elegant Omega Seamaster that Cavill sports includes an annual calendar function. This replica omega Seamaster addition to the automatic movement displays day and date, and will only need to be manually corrected on March 1 due to the differing lengths of February. One very notable thing about the Seamaster¡ªand every other movement now made by Omega¡ªis that it contains the Co-Axial escapement invented by Dr. George Daniels and serialized by Omega over the course of more than ten years to make it perfect for use in a wristwatch movement. The finely finished movement can be seen through the sapphire crystal case back of this officially certified chronometer¡ªwhich means that the movement has undergone a series of grueling tests performed by Switzerland¡¯s Contr?le Official Suisse de Chronom¨¨tres (C.O.S.C. for short), a non-profit organization established in 1973 in Switzerland to certify accuracy. The version that Cahill wears is housed in a 41 mm red gold case that is water-resistant to 100 meters. On a brown leather strap it retails for $23,900 in the United States.


Questions/Comments/Corrections? See the Contact Page
Copyright ?1987-2015 by Peakbagger.com. All Rights Reserved.