Ernest Peak

Alberta-BC boundary. mount
On Mount Lyell, NE of Bush Arm, Kinbasket Lake
51.9572 N 117.1038 W — Map 082N14 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1972
Official in BCCanada

One of the peaks of Mount Lyell, named for Swiss guide Ernest Feuz (1889-1972), a mountain guide for the Canadian Pacific Railway. He was the son of Edward Feuz Sr. and brother of Edward Feuz Jr.

Ernst Feuz came to Canada in 1909 and guided at Glacier House until 1925, when he was transferred to Lake Louise. The Feuz family lived at Golden, B.C.

The peaks on Mount Lyell include Rudolph Peak, Edward Peak, Ernest Peak, Walter Peak and Christian Peak (Canadian Permanent Committee on Geographical Names, 1972).

References:

  • Karamitsanis, Aphrodite. Place names of Alberta. Volume 1: Mountains, Mountain Parks and Foothills. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 1991
  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Ernest Peak
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