Bident Mountain
3084m (10119ft.)

Located at the head of Consolation Valley and at the head of Boom Creek Valley; west buttress of Consolation Pass. Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 17; 10 Longitude 116; 08; 30, Topo map 82N/08

Panorama viewpoint: Moraine Lake Road; Upper Bow Valley. Can be seen from Highways 1 and 93N

Named in 1904. The mountain resembles a double tooth and takes its name from “bidentate” meaning having two teeth or toothlike parts. Official name.

First ascended in 1903 by Charles S. Thompson, guided by Hans Kaufmann.

Photo: Looking southwest to Bident Mountain (left) and Quadra Mountain (right) from Panorama Ridge
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Photo: Looking south to Bident Mountain (left) and Quadra Mountain from the Moraine Lake Road

The summits of Bident Mountain and the four peaks of Quadra Mountain rise from a spectacular glacier lying above steep cliffs at the southern end of the valley containing Consolation Lakes.
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