Apex Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsApex Mountain
|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 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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