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Photo: Mount Minton (left) and Mount Marconi in distance beyond Mount McPhail from Holy Cross Mountain

Mount Minton

  • 3050 m (10,007ft)
  • Naming History
50.3694N -115.122W
Located north of Maiyuk Creek and west of upper Forsythe Creek; 1.5 km south of Mount Marconi

Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Year Named: 1964
Named for: Minton, Lt. Harold D. (Lt. Minton, of Fernie, BC, served with #6 Flying Unit in England during WW II. He apparantly became ill and returned to Canada where he died in the Col. Belcher Hospital in Calgary in March, 1945.)

Looking northwest to Mount Minton (left) and Mount Marconi (courtesy Allan Schierman)