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Photo: Wenkchemna Pass at the head of the Valley of the Ten Peaks (courtesy David Wasserman)

Wenkchemna Pass

  • 2606 m (8550ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
51.3166N 116.2708W
Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff/Yoho
Year Named:
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Named for: "Wenkchemna" is the Stoney Indian word for "Ten." The pass takes its name from Wenkchemna Peak which stands to the north of the pass.
Mountain (NW): Wenkchemna Peak
Mountain (SE): Neptuak Mountain
Headwaters (NE): Moraine Creek
Headwaters (SW): Tokumm Creek