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Haddo Peak
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Haddo Peak
Highest point
Elevation 3,070 m (10,070 ft)
Prominence 83 m (272 ft)
Parent peak Mount Aberdeen (3157 m)
Listing Mountains of Alberta
Geography
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range Bow Range
Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82N/08
Type of rock Sedimentary
Climbing
First ascent 1903 by E. Tewes, C. Bohren
Easiest route Technical climb via Southwest Ridge

Haddo Peak is a summit in Alberta, Canada. Haddo Peak is located in the Lake Louise area of Banff National Park.

Haddo Peak honors the name of George Gordon, Lord Haddo. Named in 1916, the name became official in 1952.

Banff National Park - Lake Herbert and Mount Aberdeen
Haddo and Mount Aberdeen reflected in Lake Herbert

Geology

Like other mountains in Banff Park, Haddo Peak is composed of sedimentary rock laid down from 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.

Climate

Based on the Köppen climate classification, Haddo Peak 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. Weather conditions during summer months are optimum for climbing.

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