Mount Birdwood is a 3,097-metre (10,161-foot) summit in the Spray Mountains range of the Canadian Rockies in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is situated on the east boundary of Banff National Park in the upper Spray Lakes River Valley.


Named in 1919, Mount Birdwood honors Lieutenant General Sir William R. Birdwood, General Officer commanding (GOC) the Australian Imperial Force (AIF) in France.[1] The mountain's name became official in 1928 by the Geographical Names Board of Canada.[2] The first ascent was made in 1922 by C.F. Hogeboom, F.N. Waterman, and Rudolph Aemmer.[3]

^ Place-names of Alberta. Ottawa: Geographic Board of Canada. 1928. p. 20. ^ Cite error: The named reference cgndb was invoked but never defined (see the help page). ^ Cite error: The named reference bivouac was invoked but never defined (see the help page).
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