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Salter Pass

  • 1935 m (6350ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.2652N 114.5002W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Year Named: 1884
Named by: George Dawson
Named for: Salter (The pass takes its name from George Dawson's packer, ??? Salter, a Scot/Indian who lived at Morley.)
Mountain (NW): Mount Burke
Mountain (SE): Plateau Mountain
Headwaters (NE): Pekisko Creek
Headwaters (SW): Salter Creek


George Dawson travelled through the pass and camped near it on July 11, 1884.

Please see Mount Salter