Bow Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Temple (3540 m/11,614 ft)
States/ProvincesBritish Columbia (64%), Alberta (36%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area717 sq km / 277 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent34 km / 21 mi North-South
43 km / 27 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 19' N; 116° 15' W
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Map of Bow Range
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Note: Range borders shown on map are an approximation and are not authoritative.
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Bow Range.
Banff-Lake Louise Core AreaLevel 5 (Parent)
         Ottertail RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Vermilion RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Bow RangeLevel 6
         Ball RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Massive RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Bow Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Temple354011,614Bow Range
2.Hungabee Mountain349011,450Bow Range
3.Mount Victoria346711,375Bow Range
4.Mount Lefroy344211,293Bow Range
5.Deltaform Mountain342611,240Bow Range
6.Mount Huber334810,984Bow Range
7.Mount Fay323410,610Bow Range
8.Mount Aberdeen315710,358Bow Range
9.Odaray Mountain313710,292Bow Range
10.Mount Babel310310,180Bow Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.

Photos of Peaks in the Bow Range

Mount Temple
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Mt. Temple from the Trans-Canada Hwy 1 (2011-08-08). Photo by Richard Hensley.
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Mount Victoria
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Lupe near the end of the Plain of Six Glaciers Trail accessed from Lake Louise. Mount Lefroy is on the left and Mount Victoria on the right. The narrow canyon between them is known as the Death Trap (2014-07-24). Photo by Lupe Lunde.
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Mount Whyte
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Mount Whyte seen from the Agnes Lake. The high col separates Mt. Whyte from the neighbouring Mt. Niblock (just off the frame) (2012-09-13). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Big Beehive
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Big Beehive as seen from Mirror Lake on 8-7-2014 (2014-08-07). Photo by Marcus Lostracco.
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