Mount Douglas
3235m (10614ft.)

Located in the Red Deer River Valley west of the Valley of the Hidden Lakes; 2.5 km southwest of Douglas Lake. Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 31; 30 Longitude 115; 58; 00, Topo map 82O/12

Named by George M. Dawson in 1884. Douglas, David (David Douglas was a botanist who travelled through the Canadian Rockies during the nineteeth century. Official name. Other names The Black Douglas

First ascended in 1907 by L.M. Earle, guided by Edward Feuz sr., Gottfried Feuz. Journal reference CAJ 1-318, 3-40, 7-58.

Photo: Looking south to Mount St. Bride (left) and Mount Douglas from Skeleton Lake inthe Red Deer Valley (courtesy Aaron Osicki)
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Photo: Mount Douglas (Ken Jones Collection)

The mountain was also known as The Black Douglas to distinguish it from its neighbour Mount St. Bride which has snow cover for much of the year.

[See David Douglas]

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