Test your knowledge of Rockies history, geology, vegetation, wildlife, glaciers, snow fleas (yes!), lakes, rivers, mountains, people, places, and events...

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Who was the first European mountain guide to work in the Rockies?
1. Edward Feuz Sr.
2. Peter Sarbach
3. Rudolph Aemmer
4. Herman Buhl
The Big Hill railway grade was the steepest passenger grade ever operated.
True or False?

Which Rocky Mountain mammal is nicknamed, the “whistle pig.”
1. woodchuck
2. pika
3. hoary marmot
4. peccary
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The most common cause of death for grizzly bears in the Canadian Rockies is:
1. Collisions with vehicles
2. Kills made by wolf packs
3. Drowning after falling through river ice
4. Duels between males
The highest waterfall in the Canadian Rockies is:
1. Takakkaw Falls
2. Helmet Falls
3. Bow Falls
4. Wapta Falls
The maximum thickness of glacial ice on the Columbia Icefield is:
1. 500 m
2. 365 m
3. 235 m
4. 125 m
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On which Rocky Mountain summit do the boundaries of three national parks meet?
1. Mt. Goodsir South
2. Snow Dome
3. Mt. Balfour
4. Neptuak Mountain
The trembling aspen is the most widely distributed tree species in North America.
True or False?
The largest thrust sheet in the Canadian Rockies is the:
1. Pipestone Pass Thrust
2. McConnell Thrust
3. Cave and Basin Thrust
4. Lewis Thrust
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Ninastiko (Chief) Mountain
Leading edge of the Lewis Thrust
Photo by Edwin Knox

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