Jones Pass

Feature type: pass
Province: British Columbia
Location: Other name of Bess Pass

“On a pass a few miles west of there,” wrote Donald Phillips of his explorations in 1912, “I found what I took to be one of W.R. Jones’s camping places when he was exploring that country a pass for the G.T.P. Ry., and later on we called that litle pass, between the middle fork and the west branch of the Jackpine, Jones Pass.” The proper name is R. W. Jones, who was a location engineer for the GTP

References:

  • Phillips, Donald. “Winter conditions north and west of Mt Robson.” Canadian Alpine Journal 6 (1914).

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