Mount Birdwood
3097m (10161ft.)

Located in the upper Spray Lakes River Valley north of Burstall Creek; southeast buttress of Smuts Pass; northeast buttress of Birdwood Pass. Spray Range, on the border of Kananaskis & Banff parks, Alberta
Latitude 50; 47; 10 Longitude 115; 22; 00, Topo map 82J/14

Panorama viewpoint: Buller Pond. Can be seen from Highway 742

Named in 1919. Birdwood, Field Marshal Sir William R. (As the first commander of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps, Sir Birdwood played a role in the Gallipoli campaign.) WW I Official name.

First ascended in 1922 by C.F. Hogeboom, F.N. Waterman, guided by Rudolph Aemmer. Journal reference CAJ 54-80.

Looking southeast to Mount Birdwood with Pigs Tail to left (courtesy Calvin Damen)
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Looking west to Mount Birdwood from the Smith-Dorrien Road

Climbing Routes
South-South-East (Lizzie's) Ridge II 5.7
This route takes the easternmost (right) of two prominent ridges on the south end of the mountain. Expect good climbing on excellent rock and sound belays. A good route for the grade and one of the best routes of its type in Kananaskis Country. Dougherty, Selected Alpine Climbs page 46
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