Mount Sparrowhawk, Alberta

Prominence: 281 m, 922 ft

Elevation: 3121 meters, 10,240 feet

True Isolation: 22.44 km, 13.95 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 56' 26'' N, 115° 15' 58'' W
50.94042, -115.266066 (Dec Deg)
621821 E 5644631 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff

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Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     2002-11-03 by Dan Radu
     2010-06-27 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2012-09-11 by Jan Triska

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The summit shot from Mt. Sparrowhawk, showing more of the setting of the peak than its actual ascent character. Note the limestone ridges characteristic of this section of CDN Rockies (2011-03-30). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Prominence  Clean Prominence: 281 m/922 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 281 m/922 ft
  Key Col: 2840 m/9318 ft
Isolation22.44 km/13.95 mi
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Sir Douglas  (SSW)
Isolation Limit Point: 50° 44' 24'' N, 115° 18' 9'' W
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RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: Kananaskis Country (Highest Point)
Range6: Kananaskis Range (Highest Point)
Drainage BasinsSaskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
Topo MapSpray Lakes Reservoir 82 J/14 1:50,000
Data Source1:50,000 Topographic Survey Map
This peak was submitted to the database by Joe M.
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Overall view of the scree slopes and summit cone of Mt. Sparrowhawk. It's a 1400 m elevation gain climb (2012-09-11). Photo by Jan Triska.
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