ⓘ Hagen Peak is a 2.635-meter double summit mountain located on the western boundary of Yoho National Park in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, Canada. Th ..

                                     

ⓘ Hagen Peak

Hagen Peak is a 2.635-meter double summit mountain located on the western boundary of Yoho National Park in the Canadian Rockies of British Columbia, Canada. The mountain is situated 36 km northeast of Golden in the Blaeberry Valley, and less than 13 km from the Continental Divide. The mountain was named after Canadian Army Private Alfred G. Hagen of Field, BC, who was serving with the 10th Canadian Infantry Brigade when he was killed in 1944 World War II action, during the liberation of Calais, France. The mountains name was officially adopted July 5, 1961, when approved by the Geographical Names Board of Canada.

                                     

1. Climate

Based on the Koppen climate classification, Hagen Peak is located in a subarctic climate with cold, snowy winters, and mild summers. Temperatures can drop below −20 °C with wind chill factors below −30 °C. Precipitation runoff from the mountain drains west into the Blaeberry River, or east into headwaters of the Amiskwi River.