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Photo: Looking north to Smuts Pass (courtesy Brenda Everitt)

Smuts Pass

  • 2332 m (7650ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.7972N 115.3847W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis/Banff
Year Named:
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Named for: The pass takes its name from Mount Smuts. General Jan Christian Smuts was Prime Minister of South Africa from 1919 until 1924 and from 1938 until 1948. He was involved in both world wars.
Mountain (NW): Mount Smuts
Mountain (SE): Mount Birdwood
Headwaters (NE): Commonwealth Creek
Headwaters (SW): Birdwood Creek