Ranges of the Canadian Rockies


Ranges of the Canadian Rockies

The Canadian Rockies are a segment of the North American Rocky Mountains found in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and British Columbia.

List of Ranges

The Canadian Rockies are divided into Northern Continental Ranges, Central Main Ranges, Central Front Ranges and Southern Continental Ranges, each of these subdivided in distinct areas and ranges. [ [http://www.peakbagger.com/range.aspx?rid=141 Peakbagger] - Canadian Rockies] Except for the Central Front Ranges, all others include parts of the Continental Divide. The Far Northern Rockies are sometimes viewed as a separate segment of the Rocky Mountains, and are located completely in northeastern British Columbia.

From north to south and west to east, these mountain ranges are:

Far Northern Rockies

*Muskwa Ranges
**Northeast Muskwa Ranges, Allies Group, Kwadacha Area, Great Snow Area, Ospika Area, South Central Muskwa Ranges, South Muskwa Foothills, Outer Muskwa Range Foothills
*Hart Ranges
**Misinchinka Ranges, Dezaiko Ranges, North Hart Range Foothills, Central Hart Ranges, Southeast Hart Ranges

Northern Continental Ranges

*Sir Alexander Area
*Morkill-Jackpine Area
*Resthaven Group
*Greater Mount Robson Area
**Horsey Creek Area, Whitehorn Group, Rainbow Range
*North Central Park Ranges
**Calumet Ridge, Treadmill Ridge, Snake Indian Area, Victoria Cross Ranges
*Far Northern Front Ranges
**Llama Group
*Northern Front Ranges
**Kvass Creek Area, The Ancient Wall, Starlight Range, Persimmon Range, Berland Range, Hoff Range, De Smet Range, Bosche Range, Boule Range
*Northern Rocky Mountain Foothills

Central Main Ranges

*Selwyn Range
*South Jasper Ranges
**Meadow-Clairvaux Group, Fraser-Rampart Group, Trident Range, Cavell Group
*North Icefields
**Ptarmigan-Hugh, Hugh Allan-Wood Area, West Whirlpool, Hooker Icefield, Hooker Icefield
*Clemenceau Icefield
**Cummis Lake Area, Central Clemenceau Icefield, Chaba Icefield, South Clemenceau Icefield
*Columbia Icefield Area
**Sir Winston Churchill Range, Columbia Icefield, Bush-Prattle Divide, Vertebrae Ridge, Kitchen Range
*Central Icefields
**Alexandra Group, Lyell Group, Forbes Group
*Southwest Central Park Ranges
**Blackwater Range, Goodfellow Creek Area, Waitabit Ridge, Blaeberry-Waitabit Divide, Van Horne Range
*Freshfield Icefield
**Bernard Dent Group, Conway Group, Mummery Group
*Waputik Mountains
**North Waputik Mountains, Wapta Icefield, Poilus Group, President Range, Waputik Range

Central Front Ranges

*East Jasper Ranges
**South Hinton Area, Fiddle Range, Miette Range, Jacques Range, Colin Range
*Maligne Range
*Queen Elizabeth Ranges
**Western Queen Elizabeth Ranges, Southesk Group, Le Grand Brazeau, Sunwapta Group
*Nikanassin Range
*North Saskatchewan River Ranges
**Bighorn Range, First Range, Cloister Mountains, Cline Range, Brazeau Range, Ram Range
*Murchison Group
*Clearwater Ranges
**Drummond Group
*Sawback-Slate Ranges
**Slate Range, Sawback Range
*Vermillion Range
*East Banff Ranges
**Bare Range, Palliser Range, Ghost River Area, Fairholme Range

outhern Continental Ranges

*Kootenay Ranges
**Beaverfoot Range, Brisco Range, Stanford Range, Hughes Range, Van Nostrand Range
*Banff-Lake Louise Core Area
**Ottertail Range, Vermillion Range, Bow Range, Ball Range, Massive Range
*Assiniboine Area
**North Assiniboine Crest, Mitchell Range, Assiniboine Group, Blue Range
*South Banff Ranges
**Sundance Range, Sulphur Mountain, Goat Range, Rundle Peaks
*Kananaskis Country
**Kananaskis Range, Fisher Range, Opal Range, North Highwood Range, Highwood Range
*Elk Lakes-Royal Area
**West Royal Group, Royal Group, Spray Mountains, Franklin Peaks Area, Russell Peak Area, Joffre Group, Elk Range, Italian Group
*Harrison Ranges
**Harrison Northeast, Harrison Group, Quinn Range, Harrison Group East
*High Rock Range
**Misty Range, Greenhills Rang
*Livingstone Range
*Crowsnest Ranges
**Lizard Range, Taylor Range, Flathead Range, Blairmore Range

ee also

*List of mountains in Canada
*Mountains of Alberta

References

:* [http://www.rmbooks.com/peakfinder/ Peakfinder]


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