American Alpine Jounrna and Accidents in North American Climbing

North America, Canada, Other Canadian Ranges, Alpine Club of Canada Camp at Elk Lake

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  • Publication Year: 1965

Alpine Club of Canada Camp at Elk Lake. Approximately 170 people attended the Elk Lake Camp, held in the French Military Group south of the Kananaskis Lakes, a new area for the Annual Camp. The following peaks were climbed as first ascents: Aosta, Foch south peak, "de Gaulle”, "Gamelin”, "Elk Glacier Peaks”, "Coral Peak and Rock Tower”, and "Bat- tisti”. The last mentioned, a magnificent towering mountain of c. 10,200 feet, was climbed by guide Peter Fuhrmann and a small party. They carried a fly camp over into the head of the Cadorna Valley for the ascent, which took 14 hours from there.

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