Exshaw Mountain
1783m (5850ft.)

Located in the Bow River Valley between Jura Creek and Exshaw Creek. Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 04; 25 Longitude 115; 09; 25, Topo map 82O/03
Can be seen from Highway 1

Naming: Exshaw, Lord (Lord Exshaw worked with Sir Sandford Fleming to form Western Canada Cement and Coal Company which operated at Exshaw). Official name.

Photo: Looking west to Exshaw Mountain (Grotto Mountain beyond at left) from the Trans-Canada Highway
More photos

Other Information
Photo: Looking northeast across Lac des Arcs to Exshaw Mountain from the Trans-Canada Highway

The town of Exshaw was named by Sir Sanford Fleming after his son-in-law, Lord Exshaw, who helped found Western Canada Cement and Coal Co. Sir Sandford Fleming was a director of the company.

*A hiking route to the summit is described in Gillean Daffern’s Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1.

Back To PeakFinder Top Level