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  mount robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Robson (or Robson Peak) is the highest point in the Canadian Rockies.
Mount Robson was named in 1915 by Colin Robertson, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company.
The north face of Mount Robson is heavily glaciated and 800 metres (2600 feet) of ice plunge down from the top to the shores of Berg Lake.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Mount_Robson.html   (257 words)

  
 Mount Robson Berg Lake Trail Trekking, Mount Robson Park Hiking Tours
Mount Robson is located in the Canadian Rockies, 80 km west of Jasper, Alberta and is the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies, 3954 m high rising over 3000 m from the valley floor.
Mount Robson is comprised of sedimentary bedrock that is flat lying, which cannot be eroded by glaciers as quickly as the sloping layers of bedrock.
It is believed that Mount Robson was named after Colin Robertson, an officer in the Hudson’s Bay Company, in 1820.The Shuswap Indians of the area refer to the mountain as “Yuh-hai-has-kun”, which means “the mountain of the spiral road to heaven”.
www.westcanadatours.com /hiking/mount_robson.shtml   (740 words)

  
 Encyclopedia: Mount Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Reflections of mountains in Kinney Lake on the Berg Lake Trail, Mount Robson Provincial Park Mount Robson Provincial Park is the largest provincial park in the Canadian Rockies with an area of 2,249 km².
Berg Lake is located within Mount Robson Provincial Park, at the doorstep of the north face of Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
Mount Robson, with a height of 3954 metres, is the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mount-Robson   (915 words)

  
 Mount Robson Provincial Park
Mount Robson Park can be reached by travelling 345 km (215 mi) north from Kamloops along Highway 5, or by travelling east from Prince George for 280 km (175 mi) on Highway 16.
The extensive size and diverse nature of Mount Robson Park means that visitors to the area can choose from a variety of activities ranging from those suitable for families with small children, to those appropriate for expert mountain climbers.
The water in Mount Robson's lakes is mostly fed by melt water flowing from the surrounding glaciers.
www.spacesfornature.org /greatspaces/mtrobson.html   (1328 words)

  
 Mount Robson Provincial Park
Mount Robson Provincial Park is the second oldest park in the British Columbia park system and is truly one of the world's crown jewels.
Mount Robson itself is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies at 3,954 meters.
Mount Robson Provincial Park, the second oldest park in British Columbia’s park system, is truly one of the world's crown jewels.
www.campinbc.ca /cib/robson   (2150 words)

  
 Mount Robson Expidition - Details
Mount Robson is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies standing a staggering 13,000 feet above sea level and 10,000 feet above it's base.
Mount Robson is situated in Mount Robson Provincial park.
The eastern border of Mount Robson Provincial park is set by the boundary between Alberta and British Columbia.
members.tripod.com /~EricSimon/robson2.htm   (90 words)

  
 BC Parks - Mount Robson Provincial Park, BC Rocky Mountains, British Columbia
The peak of Mount Robson is the highest in the Canadian Rockies, towering 12,972 feet (3954 m) over the western entrance to the park.
Before the discovery of Mount Waddington on the central coast in 1925, Mount Robson held the distinction of being the tallest mountain in British Columbia.
All campsites at the Robson River and Lucerne campgrounds are on a first-come, first-served basis.
www.britishcolumbia.com /ParksAndTrails/Parks/details/?ID=178   (1026 words)

  
 LandQuest E-Brochure - Mount Robson Motor Village   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At 3,954 meters 12,972 feet Mount Robson is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies, it is one of the most awe-inspiring views in the Rockies.
Mount Robson Motor Village is located at the junction of Kinney Lake Road and Highway 16, 52 miles west of Jasper and 25 miles east of Valemount.
Mount Robson the highest point in the Canadian Rocky Mountains at 3,954 metres (12,972 feet) dominates the immediate area.
www.landquest.com /detailmain.asp?prop=04039&curpage=3&search=resortlist   (855 words)

  
 Peaks of the Canadian Rockies
Arthur Coleman, a geologist who was one of the first visitors to the area, observed that Mount Robson is located at the base of a gentle syncline.
Mount Robson is one of the most dangerous expeditions I have made.
The Shuswaps are said to have referred to Mount Robson as The Mountain of the Spiral Road because of its distinctive, horizontal layers of rock which angle upwards to the east, giving the appearance of a track running around the mountain to form a spiral.
www.peakfinder.com /peakfinder.ASP?PeakName=mount+robson   (2844 words)

  
 1001 Mount Robson Provincial Park British Columbia Canada Information - proudly presented by Kanada News' Canada ...
Mount Robson Provincial Park is located in east central British Columbia, close to the communities of Valemount, Tete Jaune Cache and McBride.
Mount Robson Provincial Park is the second oldest park in British Columbia and named after the highest peak in the Canadian Rocky Mountains (12,900 feet).
Robson is with 3954 metres (12,900 ft) the highest point in the Canadian Rockies.
www.kanada-british-columbia.de /en/mount-robson/index.html   (1190 words)

  
 Peter Austen - British Columbia`s Greatest Challenge-Cimbing Mount Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
To climb Mount Robson, by any route, is the dream of many North American climbers and also of climbers throughout the world.
Mount Robson is a peak of world class reputation and mountaineering difficulty.
Reverend Kinney was Robson's first protagonist and got to within a few hundred feet of the summit after a month long march from Edmonton.
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/mtnclimbing/articles/pausten/robson.htm   (1072 words)

  
 Mount Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Robson rises 2400 metres above Berg Lake.
Berg Glacier clings to Mount Robson’s northwest face and is one of the few ‘living’ or ‘advancing’ glaciers in the Canadian Rockies.
Frequently Mount Robson’s summit is cloaked in cloud, but on those days when it stands pristine and clear, the mountains majesty is insurmountable.
elenorsfineart.com /enlargements/mountrobson.htm   (79 words)

  
 Mountain Prominence
Line Parent: As in "The line parent for Mount Robson is Gannett Peak, not Elbert." Definition: The parent peak is the first higher peak that you come to on the prominence walk.
Eg: The key saddle for Mount Robson is Yellowhead Pass, because it is the lowest point on the long ridge that eventually climbs to Francs Peak in Wyoming.
The promline does not go north to Mount Robson, because Yellowhead pass is lower than Crowsnest Pass." Definition: The promline is the crest of the highest ridge which connects a mountain to its higher mountain.
bivouac.com /PgxPg.asp?PgxId=277   (807 words)

  
 Valemount BC - Mount Robson Valley - McBride - Jasper Alberta - Yellowhead Highway
Valemount BC- Mount Robson Valley - McBride - Jasper Alberta
Valemount - "The Valley of the Mountains" is located in the Robson Valley with the Rocky Mountains to the east, The Monashee Mountains to the south and The Caribou Mountains to the west.
Valemount is on Highway 5, a few miles south of the junction of Highway 16 (known as the Yellowhead Highway) at Tete Jaune Cache and McBride is north west of the junction as you head towards Prince George.
www.bctravel.com /north/valemount.html   (471 words)

  
 SummitPost.org - Mount Robson Climbing Information
Mount Robson is located in Mount Robson Povincial Park.
Mount Robson is the highest mountain in the Canadian Rockies.
There are several on the trail into Berg Lake and then another two at Berg Lake, one in the immediate area as the Berg Lake Shelter (nice to hang out in on rainy days) and another at the NE end of the lake.
www.summitpost.org /show/mountain_link.pl/mountain_id/244   (874 words)

  
 Hiking in Mount Robson Provincial Park
Mount Robson - Larger scale map : Mount Robson, British Columbia.
Mount Robson - Regional scale map : Mount Robson, British Columbia.
Mount Robson - National scale map : Mount Robson, British Columbia.
www.out-there.com /robson/rob-hkg.htm   (471 words)

  
 Rocky Mountains - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Rocky Mountains stretch more than 3,000 miles (4,800 kilometers) from British Columbia, in Canada, to New Mexico, in the United States.
The highest peak is Mount Elbert, in Colorado, which is 14,440 feet (4,401 meters) above sea level.
Mount Robson, at 12,972 feet (3,954 meters) is the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rocky_Mountains   (1884 words)

  
 Mount Robson, north face - climbing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Robson - North Face IV by FA.
This remote and elegant ice face is one of the most popular north faces in the range.
The first objective is to get to the Helmet-Robson col. Cross the Robson River about 0.5 km from Berg Lake and grovel up talus slopes at the base of the Mist Glacier to the rock buttress between the Mist and Berg glaciers.
www.rmbooks.com /books/robson.htm   (276 words)

  
 Mount Robson - Expedition Canadian Rockies Summit 1997
Ascent of Mount Robson (3,954m / 12,972 ft), the highest summit in the Canadian Rockies, via the Kain Face.
Robson is still in the clouds, but what an awesome looking mountain.
When hiking on the Snowbird pass towards extinguisher tower, get on the Robson glacier as soon as possible.We wasted a lot of time on the scree along side the glacier.
pages.infinit.net /ericthib/mountaineering/robson97/robson97e.htm   (2451 words)

  
 Mount Robson Provincial Park, Hiking in the Canadian Rockies, Berg Lake Trail, BC Photography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Quite often, Mount Robson's 3,954-meter peak is obscured by cloud, but if you're lucky, on a clear day you’re able to see the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
That claim was later disputed and it wasn't until 1913, the year Mount Robson Provincial Park was established, that Conrad Kain and two Alpine Club of Canada members became the first to officially summit Mount Robson.
Hard to believe that this picture-perfect site at the base of Mount Robson is only a preview of what we will see in the next day and a half.
www.mustseephotos.com /whatsnew.htm   (945 words)

  
 Mount Robson Inn 1-800-868-9218 Jasper discount hotel
Located at 902 Connaugh Drive in Jasper, Alberta, Mount Robson Inn is a 3.0 Star Mid-Price Hotel with discount room rates from $149.95 to $267.95, a lowest rate guarantee and discounts typically from 25% to 65% off standard rates.
The Mount Robson Inn is a family operated hotel where your comfort and well being is the top priority.
Comfortable facilities and convenience are qualities that you will come to expect during your stay at the Mount Robson Inn.
www.1-800-868-9218.com /ca_ab_jasper/662_mount_robson_inn.html   (301 words)

  
 UNEP-WCMC Protected Areas Programme - Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Mount Robson Provincial Park visitor centre is located at the west entrance to the park (Parks Canada 2002a).
Mount Robson, Hamber and Mount Assiniboine Provincial Parks are administered by the government of British Columbia according to the provisions of the Parks Act.
For Mount Robson Provincial Park these zones are: wilderness conservation 58%, wilderness recreation 22%, natural environment 16% and intensive recreation 3% (Parks Canada, 2002a).
sea.unep-wcmc.org /sites/wh/CanRockies.htm   (2788 words)

  
 Mount Robson Inn Jasper - Discounts and Savings   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Mount Robson Inn is a family-operated hotel where your comfort and good being is the top priority.
Comfy facilities and convenience are qualities that you will come up to anticipate during your stay at the Mount Robson Inn.
The Staff and Management of Hotels Savings are not representatives nor affiliated with the Mount Robson Inn Jasper, it's owners, and/or parent company.
jasper.hotelssavings.com /mount-robson-inn-jasper.html   (322 words)

  
 Mount Robson
The objective of this expedition was mainly exploration, not to climb Mount Robson.
Name Notes: Mount Robson is believed to have been casually named after a mis-pronunciation of Colin Robertson, a guide for the North West Company in the early 1800's.
Mount Robson from the Shores of Berg Lake
www.bivouac.com /MtnPg.asp?MtnId=2   (903 words)

  
 MOUNT ROBSON   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Der Mount Robson ist der höchste Berg in den Canadian Rockies.
Er befindet sich im Mount Robson Provincial Park.
Mount Robson wurde 1915 von Colin Robertson, einem Angestellten der Hudsonbay Company benannt.
www.toonorama.com /encyclopedia/M/Mount_Robson   (49 words)

  
 Mount Robson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
This year, the Alpine Club of Canada was managing the logistics of a base camp at the foot of Mount Robson from which teams could climb a number of great mountains in this distant region.
Here is Mount Robson, 16 miles away from the Hargreave's ranch.
Looking at Mt Robson, I was looking forward to participating in the support teams that would carry supplies to the two bivouacs that the assault team would use in the following week.
berclo.net /page55/55en-robson.html   (576 words)

  
 March 2001 Newsletter
Ian is the grandson of John Chipman Kerr VC for which Mount Kerr in the Victoria Cross Range is named.
Mount Chester is part of the Kananaskis Range and may be seen from the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Trail.
Mount Jutland was named in honour of the battle itself.
www.peakfinder.com /oldnewsletters/mar2001.htm   (1241 words)

  
 Mount Robson Provincial Park
Robson and Berg Lake photo courtesy of Erin Coffey
Mount Robson Provincial Park is 217,200 hectares of stunning mountains, valleys, and waterways.
Access to the park begins at Tete Jaune Cache which is located on the Yellowhead Route (Highways 5 and 16).
www.bcadventure.com /adventure/explore/high_country/parks/robson.htm   (235 words)

  
 Find mount robson park river rafting here - whitewater rafting
Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia, Canada's great Rocky Mountain National Park is a popular tourist destination.
Mount Robson Ranch, located just outside the park boundary, offers lodging and campsites, meals, riding and rafting...
Mount Robson Provincial Park, British Columbia, ist ein Muß für jeden Besucher von Westkanada.
www.lava179.com /whitewater-rafting/mount-robson-park-river-rafting.html   (602 words)

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