Fossil Mountain (Alberta)

Fossil Mountain (Alberta)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Fossil Mountain is a mountain located south of Skoki Mountain in Banff National Park, Canada. The mountain was named in 1906 by M.P. Bridgland, of the first ascent party, after the numerous fossils that can be found on its slopes.Fossil Mountain is the site of the first known skiing fatality in the Canadian Rockies. On April 7, 1933, Raymond Paley died in a slab avalanche when he attempted to ski down the mountain after skiing almost to the top.show more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Commun
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136690853
  • 9786136690858