David Pass

Between North Canoe Glacier and David Glacier on the N side of Mount Sir John Thompson
52.7667 N 119.7167 W — Map 083D13 — GoogleGeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1925
Name officially adopted in 1963
Official in BCCanada
This pass appears on:
Fabergé map Cariboo 1949

Named in 1924 by climbing party of Allen Carpé [1894–1932] and Rollin Thomas Chamberlin [1881–1948], in association with the nearby mountain and pass that they proposed be named Mount David Thompson and David Glacier, in the mistaken belief that the pass was the true source of the North Thompson River.


  • Carpé, Allen [1894–1932]. “Climbs in Cariboo Mts. and Northern Gold Range, Interior Ranges of British Columbia.” Alpine Journal, Vol. 37 (1925):63
  • Munday, Walter Alfred Don [1890–1950]. “In the Cariboo Range – Mt. David Thompson.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 15 (1925):130-136

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