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This is "Mount Lady Macdonald".

The mountain was named in 1886 after Susan Agnes Macdonald, wife of Sir John A. Macdonald, the first Prime Minister of Canada. The Macdonalds travelled on the new national railway through the Canadian Rockies in 1886 on their way to Vancouver.  

It is composed of sedimentary rock laid down from the Precambrian to Jurassic periods. Formed in shallow seas, this sedimentary rock was pushed east and over the top of younger rock during the Laramide orogeny.  Based on the Köppen climate classification, it is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers.  Temperatures can drop below -20 C with wind chill factors below -30 C. Weather conditions during summer months are optimum for climbing.

Elevation:  2606 m (8550ft)

Prominence:  75 m (246ft)

Parent Peak:  Mount Charles Stewart