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Waitabit Peak

  • 3090 m (10,138ft)
  • Naming History
51.7033N -116.899W
Located on the continental divide at the southern edge of Freshfield Icefield and north of Waitabit Lake

Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff
Headwater: Saskatchewan/Columbia
Year Named: 1900
Named for: The mountain takes its name fromr Waitabit Creek. The mouth of the creek marks the beginning of rougher water when descending the Columbia. Parties used to pause here before proceeding downriver.