Mount St. Piran, Lake Louise

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Mount St. Piran is a mountain in Banff National Park near Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada.

Located in the Bow River Valley southeast of the Minewakun Lake Valley; northwest of Lake Agnes; between Lake Louise Valley and lower Bath Creek, Banff Park, Alberta.

It was named in 1894 by Samuel E.S. Allen after Saint Piran, the Patron Saint of Cornwall.
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  • If you can get into the Lake Louise area mid to late September, and have moderate ability to hike into the alpine zone (gaining over 800 m's / 2400 ft in the process), the Alpine Larch forests on...  more »
  • After being shut out at the turnoff to Moraine lake at 7:00 a.m. I made a plan to summit Mt. St. Piran. The hike starts out at Lake Louis parking lot and is an easy trail to follow up to Little...  more »
  • A great hike brings you almost a kilometre above Lake Louise. Much quieter that the trail up Mt. Fairview with the added bonus of the optional descent to the Lake Agnes teahouse for a warm beverage on the way down.

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