Morro Peak

Interesting Facts: 

Named by Morrison P. Bridgland in 1916. Morro is Spanish for "round hill." The name probably is derived from the feature's castellated appearance and is related to a structure in Puerto Rico. Official name. (info from peakfinder.com

YDS Class: 
Hiking
Mountain Range: 
Mountain Subrange: 
Attained Summit?: 
Yes
Trip Date: 
Friday, June 20, 2008
Summit Elevation (m): 
1,678

After scrambling up Roche a Perdrix it was time to try Indian Ridge. We drove all the way back to Jasper and to the Tramway station only to find that it was closed for maintenance! That was a bugger. Time for a new plan. Since we were all psyched up for another peak we thought we'd give Morro a try. Wietse had come across it while perusing on Bivouac.com. I remember seeing it on there a while back and wondering if it was worth a shot.

 


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Summit Elevation (ft): 
5,506
Elevation Gain (m): 
500
Total Distance (km): 
4.00
Difficulty Notes: 

Easy hiking and light scrambling - this trail is very well travelled and should be obvious from the parking area.