Mount Vaux, British Columbia

Prominence: 830 m, 2724 ft

Elevation: 3310 meters, 10,860 feet

True Isolation: 9.48 km, 5.89 mi
Latitude/Longitude (WGS84)51° 15' 31'' N, 116° 31' 48'' W
51.258714, -116.529875 (Dec Deg)
532805 E 5678700 N, Zone 11 (UTM)
State/ProvinceBritish Columbia
County/Second Level RegionColumbia-Shuswap

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Total successful ascents logged by registered users: 2
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Mont Vaux, viewed from the highway in Yoho National park. This mountain has the highest roadside elevation gain in the Canadian Rockies - a full 2,200 metres. (the base is at 1100 m altitude, the summit at a lofty 3310 metres) (2017-07-20). Photo by Jan Triska.
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ProminenceKey Col Page  (Detailed prominence information)
  Clean Prominence: 830 m/2724 ft
  Optimistic Prominence: 830 m/2724 ft
  Key Col: saddle at head of Martins CK    2480 m/8136 ft
IsolationIsolation Page  (Detailed isolation information)
   Distance: 9.48 km/5.89 mi
   Isolation Limit Point: 51.2117, -116.4167
Nearest Higher Neighbor in the PBC database:
    Mount Goodsir-North Tower  (ESE)
RangesContinent: North America
Range2: Rocky Mountains
Range3: Canadian Rockies
Range4: Southern Continental Ranges
Range5: Banff-Lake Louise Core Area
Range6: Ottertail Range
Drainage BasinsColumbia
Pacific-Western USA
Pacific Ocean
OwnershipLand: Yoho National Park
Topo MapGolden 82 N/7 1:50,000
Data Source1:25,000 (or larger) Topographic Survey Map
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