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Roche De Smet seen from Highway 16
|Elevation||2,539 m (8,330 ft)|
|Prominence||847 m (2,779 ft)|
|Parent peak||Redan Mountain|
|Listing||List of mountains of Alberta|
|Parent range||De Smet Range
|Topo map||NTS 83E/01|
Roche de Smet is a 2,539 m (8,330 ft) mountain summit located in the Athabasca River valley of Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the De Smet Range of the Canadian Rockies. It was named in 1896 after Pierre-Jean De Smet.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Roche de Smet 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 Roche de Smet drains into tributaries of the Athabasca River.
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