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Photo: Looking to the northwest up the Alexandra River Valley to Mount Spring-Rice from Highway #1

Mount Spring-Rice

  • 3275 m (10,745ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
52.0164N -117.234W
Located on the continental divide at the head of the Alexandra River

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1923
Ascent Party: J.W.A. Hickson
Ascent Guide: Edward Feuz jr.
Year Named: 1918
Named by: Arthur Wheeler
Named for: Spring-Rice, Sir Cecil Arthur (Sir Spring-Rice was a British diplomat.)

Photo: Mount Spring-Rice from the south (courtesy Alan Kane)