Divergence Peak
2827m (9275ft.)

Located on the continental divide at the head of Alnus Creek and the head of Divergence Creek. on the border of Jasper & Hamber parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 52; 30; 00 Longitude 117; 59; 30, Topo map 83C/05

Panorama viewpoint: Hardisty Hill. Can be seen from Highway 93N

Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1921. The Continental Divide abruptly diverges from its typical SSW orientation to SSE at the summit of Divergence Peak. Official name.

First ascended in 1920 by Interprovincial Boundary Commission

Looking southeast to Divergence Peak from the Whirlpool Valley (courtesy Don Beers)
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Looking north to Divergence Peak (centre-right) with Mount Fryatt beyond at left (courtesy Don Beers)

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