Yellowhead Mountain facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsYellowhead Mountain
Yellowhead Mountain from Yellowhead Lake
|Elevation||2,458 m (8,064 ft)|
|Prominence||343 m (1,125 ft)|
|Parent range||Victoria Cross Ranges|
|Topo map||NTS 83D/15|
Yellowhead Mountain is located on the border of Alberta and British Columbia. It was named for Pierre Bostonais aka Tête Jaune. The mountain has four officially named summits: Bingley Peak, Leather Peak, Lucerne Peak, and Tête Roche.
Based on the Köppen climate classification, Yellowhead 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. In terms of favorable weather, July through September are the best months to climb.
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