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Most Prominent Peaks of Canadian Provinces

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RankStatePeak Prom-M  Elev-M Range (Level 3)AscentsAscent Date
1.Yukon TerritoryMount Logan52475956Saint Elias Mountains34 
2.British ColumbiaMount Fairweather39514671Saint Elias Mountains19 
3.NunavutBarbeau Peak26162616Queen Elizabeth Islands11 
4.AlbertaMount Columbia23613741Canadian Rockies34 
5.Northwest TerritoriesMount Nirvana16632773Mackenzie Mountains7 
6.Newfoundland and LabradorMount Caubvick13671652Canadian Shield15 
7.QuébecMont Jacques-Cartier10961276Canadian Appalachians157 
8.New BrunswickMount Carleton620820Canadian Appalachians90 
9.Nova ScotiaWhite Hill533533Canadian Appalachians14 
10.OntarioIshpatina Ridge394693Canadian Shield54 
11.ManitobaBaldy Mountain381831Great Plains37 
12.SaskatchewanPasquia Hills High Point340828Great Plains3 
13.Prince Edward IslandPrince Edward Island High Point140140Canadian Appalachians55 

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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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