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Photo: looking south towards Floe Lake from Numa Pass (courtesy Steve Howes)

Numa Pass

  • 2362 m (7750ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
51.0736N 116.1444W
Province: BC
Park: Kootenay
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: The pass takes its name from Numa Mountain. Numa is said to be the Cree Indian word for both "thunder" and "lightning."
Mountain (NW): Foster Peak
Mountain (SE): Numa Mountain
Headwaters (NE): Numa Creek
Headwaters (SW): Floe Creek