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Mount Kidd, Alberta


Prominence: 520 m, 1706 ft

Elevation: 2960+ meters, 9711+ feet


True Isolation: 3.84 km, 2.38 mi
Elevation Info:Elevation range: 2960 - 3000 m
    (40-meter closed contour)
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 53' 37'' N, 115° 11' 23'' W
50.893716, -115.189783 (Dec Deg)
627308 E 5639567 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
CountryCanada
State/ProvinceAlberta
County/Second Level RegionDiv. 15 - Banff
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Ascent Info

Total successful ascents logged by registered Peakbagger.com users: 8
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 7)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1999-06-05 by Jan Triska
     2010-06-13 by Brandon Boulier (GPS Track)
     2020-07-09 by Johann Schelesnak

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Mount Kidd looms large over the Kananaskis River valley, to the west of Highway 40. It is one of the most prominent peaks in the area, with a side peak sometimes noted as Mt. Kidd South Peak. Its flanks form a very high east face and the north face is also very steep and dramatic (and reputed to not have been climbed yet). The basic route involves and approach from K. River valley, up a creek and a glacial-carved U-shaped couloir which eventually opens up to slabby, scree covered slopes. The final part of the ascent is up the south side of the main summit. Gorgeous views. Bring an ice axe for the snow fields in the couloir - it's steep and hard snow lingering until summer months.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 520 m/1706 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 600 m/1968 ft
  Key Col: Guinns Pass    2440 m/8005 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 3.84 km/2.38 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.9083, -115.2392
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Sparrowhawk  (WNW)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: Kananaskis Country
Range6: Kananaskis Range
Drainage BasinsBow
South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Nelson
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 Peakbagger.com database by Jan Triska.



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