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High Rock Range

High Rock Range
Mount Rae from the north, Sept. 2006
Highest point
PeakMount Rae
Elevation3,218 m (10,558 ft)
Coordinates50°37′22″N 114°58′29″W / 50.62278°N 114.97472°W / 50.62278; -114.97472[1]
Length117 km (73 mi) N-S[2]
Width37 km (23 mi) E-W[2]
Area2,172 km2 (839 sq mi)[2]
High Rock Range is located in Alberta
High Rock Range
Location of High Rock Range on the Continental Divide
High Rock Range is located in British Columbia
High Rock Range
High Rock Range (British Columbia)
ProvincesAlberta and British Columbia
Range coordinates50°08′56″N 114°42′21″W / 50.14889°N 114.70583°W / 50.14889; -114.70583[3]
Parent rangeCanadian Rockies
Topo mapNTS 82J2 Fording River[3]

The High Rock Range is a mountain range of the Canadian Rockies in southwestern Alberta and southeastern British Columbia, Canada.

It is a part of the Southern Continental Ranges and is located on the Continental Divide, north of the Crowsnest Pass and south of the Highwood Pass.[4] It lies partly within Kananaskis Country.

The Misty Range and the Greenhills Range are subdivisions of the High Rock.

The High Rock Range covers a surface area of 2,172 km2 (838 mi2), has a length of 117 km (73 mi) (from north to south) and a width of 37 km (23 mi).[2]

List of mountains

Name Elevation Prominence Coordinates
m ft m ft
Mount Rae 3,218 10,558 1,330 4,360
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Mist Mountain 3,140 10,300 487 1,598 50°33′15″N 114°54′36″W / 50.55417°N 114.91000°W / 50.55417; -114.91000
Tornado Mountain 3,099 10,167 959 3,146 49°58′1″N 114°39′16″W / 49.96694°N 114.65444°W / 49.96694; -114.65444
Courcelette Peak 3,044 9,987 775 2,543 50°17′27″N 114°48′21″W / 50.29083°N 114.80583°W / 50.29083; -114.80583
Mount Lyall 2,950 9,680 529 1,736 50°5′23″N 114°42′17″W / 50.08972°N 114.70472°W / 50.08972; -114.70472
Beehive Mountain 2,895 9,498 245 804 50°3′54″N 114°39′47″W / 50.06500°N 114.66306°W / 50.06500; -114.66306
Mount Armstrong 2,823 9,262 250 820 50°21′1″N 114°45′59″W / 50.35028°N 114.76639°W / 50.35028; -114.76639
Crowsnest Mountain 2,785 9,137 925 3,035 49°42′13″N 114°34′26″W / 49.70361°N 114.57389°W / 49.70361; -114.57389
Mount Muir 2,758 9,049 518 1,699 50°23′28″N 114°49′35″W / 50.39111°N 114.82639°W / 50.39111; -114.82639
Mount Strachan 2,682 8,799 272 892 50°22′57″N 114°49′3″W / 50.38250°N 114.81750°W / 50.38250; -114.81750
Allison Peak 2,646 8,681 541 1,775 49°44′36″N 114°38′47″W / 49.74333°N 114.64639°W / 49.74333; -114.64639
Mount Tecumseh 2,547 8,356 518 1,699 49°39′55″N 114°38′46″W / 49.66528°N 114.64611°W / 49.66528; -114.64611

See also


  1. ^ "Mount Rae". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2021-11-17.
  2. ^ a b c d "High Rock Range". Retrieved 2006-09-20.
  3. ^ a b "High Rock Range (Alberta)". Geographical Names Data Base. Natural Resources Canada. Retrieved 2021-11-17.
  4. ^ "High Rock Range". Retrieved 2006-09-20.
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