Snaring Mountain
2931m (9617ft.)

Located in the Snaring River Valley near many un-named creeks. Victoria Cross Range, Jasper Park, Alberta Major headwater Athabasca River.
Latitude 53; 02; 15 Longitude 118; 19; 40, Topo map 83E/01
Can be seen from Highway 16

Named in 1934. The mountain and river are named after the manner in which a tribe of Indians known as the "Snares" captured small animals with snares made of green hide. Official name.

Photo: Snaring Mountain from Highway #16, 3 km south of the Snaring River Bridge

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