Upright Mountain

Alberta-BC boundary. Mountain
Between Upright and Campion creeks
53°11’16″N N 118°51’42” W — Map 083E02 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1924
Official in BCCanada

The strata of the mountain have been upheaved to an almost vertical position

From a camp near Moose Pass in 1911, Arthur Wheeler noted “a high peak, which, owing to the rock strata of which it is composed having been tilted to an almost vertical angle, has been named ‘Mt. Upright’.“

References:

  • Wheeler, Arthur Oliver [1860-1945 ]. “The mountains of the Yellowhead Pass.” Alpine Journal, Vol. 26, No.198 (1912):382
  • Canadian Board on Geographical Names. Place-names of Alberta. Published for the Geographic Board by the Department of the Interior. Ottawa: Department of the Interior, 1928. Hathi Trust

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