Mount Engelhard facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMount Engelhard
NE face of Mt. Engelhard
|Elevation||3,270 m (10,730 ft)|
|Prominence||210 m (690 ft)|
|Parent peak||Mount Cromwell ((3380 m)|
|Listing||Mountains of Alberta|
|Location||Jasper National Park
|Parent range||Winston Churchill Range|
|Topo map||NTS 83C/06|
|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.
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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