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Roche de Smet
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Roche De Smet seen from Highway 16
Highest point
Elevation 2,539 m (8,330 ft)
Prominence 847 m (2,779 ft)
Parent peak Redan Mountain
Listing List of mountains of Alberta
Geography
Location Alberta, Canada
Parent range De Smet Range
Canadian Rockies
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.

Climate

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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