Pulpit Peak
2725m (8941ft.)

Located in the Bow River Valley, 2 km south of Hector Lake. Waputik Range, Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 34; 00 Longitude 116; 22; 10, Topo map 82N/09
Can be seen from Highway 93N

Named by Charles S. Thompson in 1898. Thompson thought the peak resembled a church's pulpit. Official name.

Photo: Pulpit Peak from the Icefields Parkway
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Photo: Pulpit Peak from the Icefields Parkway

Pulpit Peak seems to loom over Hector Lake.

At the summit of this mountain there is said to be a group of strange rock pillars that look like sculptured figures. They appear to be a company of priests that have been turned to stone while addressing an audience below.

(M.B. Williams)

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