Dungeon Peak facts for kids
This page is about a mountain in Canada. For Dungeon Peak in Washington state, see Dungeon Peak (Washington).
Quick facts for kidsDungeon Peak
Dungeon Peak centered, with Oubliette Mountain (left), and Redoubt Peak to right
|Elevation||3,129 m (10,266 ft)|
|Prominence||489 m (1,604 ft)|
|Parent peak||Bennington Peak (3260 )|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta
Mountains of British Columbia
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|Location||Alberta / British Columbia|
|Parent range||Park Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 83D/09|
|First ascent||1933 by Rex Gibson, R.C. Hind, E.L. Woolf|
|Easiest route||East Face IV 5.7|
Dungeon Peak is a 3,129-metre (10,266 ft) mountain summit located on the shared border of Jasper National Park in Alberta, and Mount Robson Provincial Park in British Columbia, Canada. Dungeon Peak is part of The Ramparts in the Tonquin Valley. The descriptive name was applied in 1916 by Morrison P. Bridgland (1878-1948), a Dominion Land Surveyor who named many peaks in Jasper Park and the Canadian Rockies. The mountain's name was made official in 1935 by the Geographical Names Board of Canada.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Dungeon Peak is located in a subarctic climate zone with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below -20 °C with wind chill factors below -30 °C.
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