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Mount Robson is one of the most prominent mountain’s in North America’s Rocky Mountain range. It is not only the highest mountain in the Canadian Rocky Mountains but one of the great mountains of the world. Located entirely in Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia, about 100 km’s west of the town of Jasper.

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“The pure intimidation of Mount Robson can send shivers up your spine. Every aspect of this peak will inspire even the most veteran alpinist to stare at her for a few minutes, in order to feel her power, her beauty and her enticement”.

Photo taken 1920 – Note: cubs chained to post for photo by photographer – Elevation 12,972

Designated as a part of the Canadian Rocky Mountains World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1990, Mount Robson provides everything from developed, vehicle-accessible camping to remote valleys that seldom see a human footprint.

Photo by J.Borno

The north face of Mount Robson is heavily glaciated and 800 m (2,600 ft) of ice plunge from the summit to Berg Glacier.

Photo by Michael Konen

Mount Robson Provincial Park also protects the headwaters of the Fraser River. From its pristine alpine source, the Fraser River gains strength and size to match any of the world’s major rivers.

Photo by J.Borno

Goto the live webcam of Mount Robson

Berg Glacier and Berg Lake below Mount Robson


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