Klapperhorn Mountain

British Columbia. Mountain
S of Fraser River near Mount Robson viewpoint
53°00’00” N 119°12’00” W — Map 83E/3 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1972
Official in BCCanada

Adopted as an established local name according to BC Parks:

“…a classic horn-shaped summit, which is notable for the frequency of its rockslides; the rockslides are audible to campers and are a source of much curiosity and interest.” (memo from BC Parks, file C.1.62).

Debris flows occurring on Klapperhorn Mountain pose a significant hazard to railway operations at the base of the mountain.

The name “Mount Klapperhorn” is perhaps the private joke of a Parks Branch planner in Victoria.

The mountain was once known as Hogan Mountain. “Dinny” Hogan was a railway contractor who in the 1910s operated a large camp nearby.

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