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Looking northwest to Chak Peak

Chak Peak

  • 2774 m (9,101ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
52.7119N -118.128W
Located in the Astoria River Valley; eastern buttress of Astoria Pass

Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Headwater: Athabasca
Visible from Highway: 93N
Ascent Date: 1915
Ascent Party: Morrison Bridgland
Year Named: 1916
Named by: Morrison Bridgland
Named for: "Chak" is the Indian word for eagle.
Popular Hike: Tonquin Valley

Looking southeast to Chak Peak from Maccarib Pass (courtesy Gerry Hopkins)

Photo: Chak Peak from the east on the Icefields Parkway