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Mount Smuts, Alberta


Prominence: 538 m, 1765 ft

Elevation: 2938 meters, 9639 feet


True Isolation: 2.8 km, 1.74 mi
Peak TypeUnofficially Named Peak
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)50° 48' 27'' N, 115° 23' 13'' W
50.807405, -115.386854 (Dec Deg)
613659 E 5629648 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: 9
     Show all viewable ascents/attempts (Total: 9)

Selected Trip Reports from this site:
     1998-08-15 by Jan Triska
     2012-09-03 by H-Steven Song
     2019-07-28 by Mike Buenting

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This distintive, steep limestone peak is part of the Spray River range. Access to the peak is through Commonwealth Creek, a popular ski touring area in the winter but less visited in the summer. The immedediate neighbours - Mount Birdwood, The Fist and the other peaks in the area are all quite jagged and steep. Mt. Smuts is generally considered a difficult scramble and may harbour 'unofficial' alpine rock routes which are not listed in the CDN Rockies climbing guides. A tough but rewarding summit, via the south ridge.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 538 m/1765 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 578 m/1896 ft
  Line Parent: Mount Birdwood
  Key Col: 2400 m/7874 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 2.8 km/1.74 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 50.785, -115.3683
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Birdwood  (SSE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: Elk Lakes-Royal Area
Range6: Spray Mountains
Drainage BasinsBow
South Saskatchewan
Saskatchewan
Cedar Lake
Lake Winnipeg
Nelson
Hudson Bay
Hudson Strait
Labrador Sea
Atlantic Ocean
OwnershipLand: Banff National Park/Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
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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