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Wapta Icefield

Range TypeMiscellaneous physical or political Feature
Highest PointMount Gordon (3161 m/10,371 ft)
CountriesCanada
States/ProvincesAlberta (55%), British Columbia (45%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area221 sq km / 85 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent17 km / 10 mi North-South
28 km / 17 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long51° 39' N; 116° 31' W
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Map of Wapta Icefield
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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 Wapta Icefield.
Waputik MountainsLevel 5 (Parent)
         North Waputik MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Wapta IcefieldLevel 6
         Poilus GroupLevel 6 (Sibling)
         President RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Waputik RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Wapta Icefield

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Mount Gordon316110,371Wapta Icefield
2.Mount Olive312610,256Wapta Icefield
3.Mount Thompson308910,135Wapta Icefield
4.Mount Habel308710,128Wapta Icefield
5.Ayesha Peak306710,062Wapta Icefield
6.Mount Rhondda306210,046Wapta Icefield
7.Crowfoot Mountain305510,023Wapta Icefield
8.Trapper Peak29889803Wapta Icefield
9.Mount Jimmy Simpson29669731Wapta Icefield
10.Saint Nicholas Peak29389639Wapta Icefield
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Wapta Icefield

Crowfoot Mountain
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Crowfoot Mountain from Bow Glacier Falls Trail, 6.5 km NW of Crowfoot Mountain (2014-08-07). Photo by Serguei Okountsev.
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Mount Jimmy Simpson
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Mt. Jimmy Simpson (2014). Photo by Gary Spencer.
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