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Dungeon Peak
Sunrise and cloud shadows on the Tonquin Valley Ramparts.jpg
Dungeon Peak centered, with Oubliette Mountain (left), and Redoubt Peak to right
Highest point
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
Geography
Location Alberta / British Columbia
Parent range Park Ranges
Topo map NTS 83D/09
Climbing
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.

Climate

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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