Mount Hurd
2993m (9820ft.)

Located in the Kicking Horse River Valley at the head of Frenchman Creek; northwest buttress of Hurd Pass. Ottertail Range, Yoho Park, Major headwater Columbia River.
Latitude 51; 17; 02 Longitude 116; 32; 02, Topo map 82N/07
Can be seen from Highway 1

Named by Tom Wilson in 1904. Hurd, Major M.F. (A CPR survey engineer, Major Hurd was an assistant to Major Rogers during the survey of this area of the route.) Official name.

First ascended in 1948 by Mr. and Mrs. E. CromwellJournal reference CAJ 33-147.

Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Hurd from the Emerald Lake Road
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Photo: Mount Hurd from the southwest on Highway #1, 7 km north of Kicking Horse River Bridge

Mount Hurd was featured on a ten-cent stamp, issued in 1928 and taken from a painting by the Canadian landscape artist, Frederic Marlett Bell-Smith who was a regular visitor to the Rockies. [Boles et al]
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