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Kananaskis Range

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointWind Mountain (3153 m/10,344 ft)
CountriesCanada
States/ProvincesAlberta
Area512 sq km / 198 sq mi
Area may include lowland areas
Extent44 km / 27 mi North-South
25 km / 15 mi East-West
Center Lat/Long50° 53' N; 115° 11' W
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Map of Kananaskis Range
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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 Kananaskis Range.
Kananaskis CountryLevel 5 (Parent)
         Kananaskis RangeLevel 6
         Fisher RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Opal RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         North Highwood RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Highwood RangeLevel 6 (Sibling)



Major Peaks of the Kananaskis Range

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NamemftRange6
1.Wind Mountain315310,344Kananaskis Range
2.Mount Sparrowhawk312110,240Kananaskis Range
3.Mount Galatea3120+10,236+Kananaskis Range
4.The Tower311710,226Kananaskis Range
5.Mount Chester305410,020Kananaskis Range
6.Mount Engadine29709744Kananaskis Range
7.Mount Kidd2960+9711+Kananaskis Range
8.The Fortress2960+9711+Kananaskis Range
9.Peak 28402840+9318+Kananaskis Range
10.Mount Allan2800+9186+Kananaskis Range
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 Kananaskis Range

Mount Sparrowhawk
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The summit shot from Mt. Sparrowhawk, showing more of the setting of the peak than its actual ascent character. Note the limestone ridges characteristic of this section of CDN Rockies (2011-03-30). Photo by Jan Triska.
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Mount Chester
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3050 M is looking pretty good (2015-09-29). Photo by Joe Carroll.
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Mount Engadine
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Overall View of Mount Engadine. The scrambling route follows the left skyline, on the ridge (2001-06-23). Photo by Jan Triska.
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The Fortress
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The Fortress (2022-05-23).
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Mount Kidd
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Mount Kidd (2022-05-22).
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Windtower
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North-west face of the Windtower seen from West Wind Pass, looking east (2021-06-26). Photo by Emilie Meredith.
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Barrier Mountain
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Barrier Mountain (2022-05-22).
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