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Photo: Messines Mountain (left) Messines Ridge (two peaks at centre in sunlight) and St. Julien Mountain (beyond at right) (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)

St. Julien Mountain

  • 3091 m (10,142ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
51.8375N -117.009W
Located on the continental divide north of Upper Mons Creek and above the Mons Icefield

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Ascent Date: 1930
Ascent Party: D. Duncan, A.F. Megrew
Year Named: 1920
Named for: Canadian troops fought near the village of St. Julien, Belgium in 1915 during WW I.

Photo: Looking southeast to Messines Mountain (left), and St. Julien Mountain from the Mons Icefield (courtesy John Duerden)