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Photo: View to the north from Rockwall Pass

Rockwall Pass

  • 2210 m (7250ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
51.1513N 116.2583W
Province: BC
Park: Kootenay
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: The pass is located along "The Rockwall," which is the name given to the impressive steep eastern slopes of the Vermilion Range in this area.
Mountain (NW): Mount Drysdale
Mountain (SE):
Headwaters (NE): Helmet Creek
Headwaters (SW): Helmet Creek


The summits of Wolverine and Rockwall Passes are just a few hundred metres apart and are very close to being the same elevation. Wolverine Pass is on the Continental Divide whereas Rockwall Pass separates the headwaters of the Helmet Creek Valley from those of the Tumbling Creek Valley.