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Farbus Mountain
Oppy Mtn. from the Columbia Icefield.jpg
Farbus Mtn. (left) from the Columbia Icefield
Highest point
Elevation 3,205 m (10,515 ft)
Prominence 205 m (673 ft)
Parent peak Mount Lyell 3498 m
Listing Mountains of Alberta
Geography
Country Canada
Parent range Continental Ranges
Topo map NTS 82N/14
Climbing
First ascent 1937 S.B. Hendricks, Rex Gibson

Farbus Mountain is located on the provincial border of Alberta and British Columbia in Banff National Park. It was named in 1918 after Farbus, a village on the eastern slopes of Vimy Ridge in France.In the Battle of Vimy Ridge, Canadian troops retook Farbus from German control on April 9, 1917 as part of securing the Brown Line objective.

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