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Mount Engelhard
Mt. Engelhard.JPG
NE face of Mt. Engelhard
Highest point
Elevation 3,270 m (10,730 ft)
Prominence 210 m (690 ft)
Parent peak Mount Cromwell ((3380 m)
Listing Mountains of Alberta
Geography
Location Jasper National Park
Alberta, Canada
Parent range Winston Churchill Range
Topo map NTS 83C/06
Climbing
First ascent 1930
Easiest route rock/snow climb

Mount Engelhard is a 3,270-metre (10,730-foot) mountain summit located between the Athabasca River valley and Sunwapta River valley of Jasper National Park, in the Canadian Rockies of Alberta, Canada. Engelhard lies one kilometre northwest of Mount Cromwell, and three km NNE of the east summit of Stutfield Peak. The mountain was named in 1966 after Georgia Engelhard, an American who climbed for 15 years in the Canadian Rockies.

The first ascent was made in 1930 by W. Hainsworth, J.F. Lehmann, M.M. Strumia, and N.D. Waffl.

Climate

Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Engelhard 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. Precipitation runoff from the mountain drains into tributaries of the Athabasca River.

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