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Photo: Naiset Point from the north (courtesy Bob Evans)

Naiset Point

  • 2820 m (9,252ft)
  • First Ascent
  • Naming History
  • Hiking and Trails
50.8944N -115.618W
Located southeast of Lake Magog; Naiset Point is the north arete of Mount Terrapin

Province: BC
Headwater: Kootenay
Ascent Date: 1920
Ascent Party: N. Allen, H.E. Bulyea, M. Gold, D.J. McGeary, J. Stewart, E.L. Tayler, C.G. Wates
Year Named: 1913
Named by: Interprovincial Boundary Survey
Named for: "Naiset" is said to be the Indian word for "sunset."
Popular Hike: Assiniboine

Naiset Point is not really a separate peak, rather it is the end of a high ridge extending to the north from Terrapin Mountain.

Photo: Naiset Point from the north (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)