Elizabeth Rummel School, Canmore AB

The Namesake of an amazing Canadian mountain guide!

On April 16, 1980, in Ottawa, Elizabeth von Rummel received the prestigious award The Order of Canada and the Canada Medal from Governor General Edward Schreyer.

“Mountaineer par excellence, protector of the environment, authority on local flora and fauna, and friend to countless hikers in the mountains near Banff. She has enriched her country by sharing her deep love of the Rocky Mountains with all who meet her.”

Elizabeth Rummel School is for grades K-3 and has both English and French Immersion programs. This school is one of six schools operated by the Canadian Rockies Public Schools.