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Fairview Mountain (Alberta)

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Fairview Mountain
Elevation:2,744 metres (9,003 feet)
Coordinates: Template:Coor dm
Location:Alberta, Canada
Topo map:NTS 82N/08
Range:Canadian Rockies
First ascent:1893 by Walter Wilcox and Samuel Allen
Easiest route:scramble

Fairview Mountain (sometimes called Mount Fairview) is a mountain in Banff National Park near Lake Louise, Alberta. The mountain was named in 1894 by Walter Wilcox, which reflects the view from the top. An alternate name for the peak is Goat Mountain although it is rarely referred to as such.

Fairview Mountain is a popular easy scramble in the Lake Louise area and can be combined with nearby Saddle Peak. For the modest effort expended it offers some of the best views of the area.

See also: Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies

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