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Mount McArthur
Mount McArthur is located in British Columbia
Mount McArthur
Mount McArthur
Location in British Columbia
Highest point
Elevation 3,021 m (9,911 ft)
Prominence 221 m (725 ft)
Listing Mountains of British Columbia
Location British Columbia, Canada
Parent range Park Ranges
Topo map NTS 82N/10
First ascent 1891 by W.S. Drewry, Dominion Topographic Survey

Mount McArthur is a mountain located in Yoho National Park, British Columbia, Canada. It was named in 1886 by Otto Koltz after James J. McArthur, a land surveyor who mapped the Canadian Rockies for the Canadian Pacific Railway.


Based on the Köppen climate classification, this mountain is located in a subarctic climate zone with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C.

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