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Apex Mountain
Apex Mountain is located in Alberta
Apex Mountain
Apex Mountain
Location in Alberta
Highest point
Elevation 3,250 m (10,660 ft)
Prominence 510 m (1,670 ft)
Location Alberta / British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Park Ranges
Topo map NTS 83C/04
First ascent 1922 by A. Carpe, H.S. Hall

Apex Mountain is located on the Canadian provincial boundary between Alberta and British Columbia. It was named in 1927 and is located in the center of the Clemenceau Icefield.


Apex Mountain is composed of sedimentary rock laid down during the Precambrian to Jurassic periods. Formed in shallow seas, this sedimentary rock was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.


Based on the Köppen climate classification, Apex Mountain is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.

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