Sunday, 24 March 2013

Mount Sir Donald


This is a view of Mount Sir Donald taken from the Abbott Ridge Trail in Glacier National Park, B.C. This hike will be posted soon for those enthusiasts of craggy heights.

Mount Sir Donald is 10,816 feet / 3297 metres tall. Sir Donald A. Smith, the Canadian Pacific Railway director, drove the last spike on the CPR at Craigellachie in 1885. Sir Donald Smith was also Governor of the Hudson's Bay Company and Chancellor of the Canadian High Commission in London.  For other information on Mount Sir Donald visit Summitpost.org.



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3 comments:

RuneE said...

I suppose that mountain must have been named after the first one reaching the top. He couldn't have suffered from dizziness!

Charles Gramlich said...

Just beautiful.

RuneE said...

He got a fitting monument in that top!