- Stanley Peak (Ball Range)
Name = Stanley Peak
Photo = Stanley_Peak.jpg| Caption =Stanley Peak from Mt. Whymper, 2004
Elevation = convert|3155|m|ft|0
Location = British Columbia, Canada
Prominence = convert|248|m|ft|0|abbr=on
Coordinates = coord|51|10|15|N|116|03|20|W|type:mountain_region:CA|display=inline,title
First ascent =1901 by
Edward Whymperand guides
Easiest route = Difficult scramble; UIAA III
Stanley Peak is a
mountainlocated in the northeastern section of Kootenay National Park. The mountain was named in 1901 by Edward Whymperafter Frederick Stanley, the sixth governor-general of Canada.
The peak is visible from the
Trans-Canada Highwayand Highway 93. Stanley Glacier on the northeast face of the peak can be seen up close by following a hikingtrail into a hanging valley between the peak and a southern outlier of Storm Mountain.
Stanley Peak can be ascended from a
scramblingroute by late summer but involves much routefinding among the many ledges and gullies on the north face. Climbing routes (UIAA III) travel the north and northeast faces.
Other BC peak
There is another peak in British Columbia called Stanley Peak, located at coord|50|49|48|N|123|43|18|W|type:mountain_region:CA.
* [http://www.canadianmountainencyclopedia.com/MtnPg.asp?MtnId=1538 Stanley Peak] in the "Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia"
* [http://www.rmbooks.com/peakfinder/peakfinder.asp?PeakName=Stanley+Peak Stanley Peak on PeakFinder]
* [http://www.peakware.com/peaks.html?pk=2106 Stanley Peak on Peakware]
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