Kananaskis Country

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointMount Sparrowhawk (3121 m/10,240 ft)
Area3,734 sq km / 1,442 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent92 km / 57 mi North-South
75 km / 47 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 48' N; 114° 50' W
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Map of Kananaskis Country
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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 Kananaskis Country.
Southern Continental RangesLevel 4 (Parent)
         Kootenay RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Banff-Lake Louise Core AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Assiniboine AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         South Banff RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Kananaskis CountryLevel 5
                 Kananaskis RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Fisher RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Opal RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 North Highwood RangeLevel 6 (Child)
                 Highwood RangeLevel 6 (Child)
         Elk Lakes-Royal AreaLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Harrison RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         High Rock RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Livingstone RangeLevel 5 (Sibling)
         Crowsnest RangesLevel 5 (Sibling)

Major Peaks of the Kananaskis Country

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Sparrowhawk312110,240Kananaskis Range
2.Mount Galatea3120+10,236+Kananaskis Range
3.The Tower311710,226Kananaskis Range
4.Mount Evan-Thomas3080+10,105+Opal Range
5.Mount Chester305410,020Kananaskis Range
6.Mount Glasgow29709744Opal Range
7.Mount Engadine29709744Kananaskis Range
8.Mount Kidd2960+9711+Kananaskis Range
9.The Fortress2960+9711+Kananaskis Range
10.Mount Burns29369633North Highwood Range
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.
Child Range High Points
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Sparrowhawk312110,240Kananaskis Range
2.Mount Evan-Thomas3080+10,105+Opal Range
3.Mount Burns29369633North Highwood Range
4.Mount Fullerton27358973Fisher Range
5.Blue Ridge-South Slope1798+5900+Highwood Range

Photos of Peaks in the Kananaskis Country

Mount Sparrowhawk
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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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Mount Chester
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3050 M is looking pretty good (2015-09-29). Photo by Joe Carroll.
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