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Sentinel Pass (Highwood)

  • 2118 m (6950ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.2444N 114.4847W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
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Named for: The pass takes its name from Sentinel Peak. The mountain was named for its destinctive profile as seen from the foothills to the east.
Mountain (NW): Plateau Mountain
Mountain (SE): Sentinel Peak
Headwaters (NE): Pekisko Creek
Headwaters (SW): Livingstone River


This historic pass was named prior to 1884 because of its location near Sentinel Peak.

Another, more well known Sentinel Pass lies in the Lake Louise area between Paradise Creek and the Valley of the Ten Peaks.