Charles Francis Hanington [1848–1930] accompanied Edward Worrell Jarvis [1846–1894] on a Canadian Pacific Railway survey of potential passes north of the Yellowhead. A hard trip they had of it, with dogsleds from Quesnel through the McGregor and Smoky Rivers, finding no better passes than the Yellowhead.
North Fork, Fraser River
Smoky River Pass
- Hanington, Charles Francis [1848–1930]. Journal of Mr. C.F. Hanington from Quesnelle through the Rocky Mountains, during the winter of 1874-5. 1875. Internet Archive
- Murtha, Mike, and Helm, Charles. Through an Unknown Country. The Jarvis-Hanington Winter Expedition through the Northern Rockies, 1874-1875. Victoria, B.C.: Rocky Mountain Books, 2015