Tangle Ridge
3001m (9845ft.)

Located in the Sunwapta River Valley south of Beauty Creek and north of Tangle Creek. Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Saskatchewan River.
Latitude 52; 18; 00 Longitude 117; 17; 10, Topo map 83C/06
Can be seen from Highway 93N

Named by Mary Schaffer in 1907. The name was applied because of the difficulty early parties had descending Tangle Creek to the north of the ridge. Official name.

Photo: Tangle Ridge from the northwest on the Icefields Parkway
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Other Information
Looking north-northwest to Tangle Ridge from Wilcox Pass (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

There is a Tangle Peak near the Kootenay River Valley in British Columbia.
Scrambling Routes
Easy, mostly a hike. Tangle Ridge is another summit ideally located for photographing awe-inspiring peaks of the Columbia Icefield region. From the top you can see major summits not visible from either Nigel or Wilcox peaks. Tangle Ridge also offers a long easy ridge walk with a loop back on Wilcox Pass trail. Despite lack of a path partway through the intervening forest, reaching the top is straightforward. Morning light is preferable for photos. Try from late June on. Kane, Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies page 311

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