Mount Cordonnier
3021m (9912ft.)

Located on the continental divide between Mangin Glacier and Joffre Creek. Kananaskis Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Kootenay rivers.
Latitude 50; 33; 00 Longitude 115; 14; 00, Topo map 82J/11
Can be seen from Highway 40S

Named in 1918. Cordonnier, General Victor Louis Emilien (General Cordonnier was an officer in the French army during WW I.) Official name.

First ascended in 1930 by Katie Gardiner, guided by Walter Feuz. Journal reference CAJ 19-67.

Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Cordonnier from Highway #40

Other Information
Photo: Looking southwest to Mount Mangin (left) and Mount Cordonnier from Highway #40

A distant view of Mount Mangin to the south (left) and Mount Cordonnier (right) may be enjoyed from Hwy. #40, between 1.5 km and 2.5 km south of the junction with the road to Kananaskis Lakes. The peaks are about 20 km distant. From the highway, one is looking up the valley of Foch Creek below Aster Lake.
Scrambling Routes
Easy scramble, brief exposure. 1.5 hours from the top of Warrior Mountain..Kane, Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies page 169

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