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Photo: Looking south from Gunnery Pass (Mount Burke (left); Plateau Mountain beyond)

Gunnery Pass

  • 1874 m (6150ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.4191N 114.6011W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
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Named for: Gunnery, Billy (Billy Gunnery blasted out a grade below the mountain for a pre-1920 road. The road at that point was known as, "Gunnery Grade under Billy Gunnery's mountain" according to Gill Daffern in Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 2.)
Mountain (NW): Holy Cross Mountain (Alberta)
Mountain (SE): Bull Creek Hills
Headwaters (NE): Wileman Creek
Headwaters (SW): Gunnery Creek

Gunnery Pass lies only one kilometre northwest of Grass Pass and is the same elevation.