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Mount Hurd
Mount Vaux from Emerald Lake.jpg
Mt. Vaux centered with Mt. Hurd furthest right in this view from Emerald Lake
Highest point
Elevation 3,000 m (9,800 ft)
Prominence 355 m (1,165 ft)
Parent peak Mount Vaux
Geography
Location Yoho National Park
British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Canadian Rockies
Topo map NTS 82N07

Mount Hurd is a Canadian mountain in the Ottertail Range of the Rocky Mountains in British Columbia. It was named after Major Marshall Farnam Hurd (1823-1903) a Canadian Pacific Railway engineer and explorer. It was featured on a 1928 Canada Post 10¢ stamp based on a painting by Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith.

Climate

Based on the Köppen climate classification, Mount Hurd 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 Mount Hurd drains into tributaries of the Kicking Horse River which is a tributary of the Columbia River.

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