S of Canoe River, just SW of Valemount
52.7 N 119.5333 W — Map 83D/12 — Google — GeoHack
Earliest known reference to this name is 1949
Name officially adopted in 1963
Official in BC – Canada
In 1924 Carpé, Rollin Thomas Chamberlin [1881–1948], and A. L. Withers went up Tête Creek “and made some fine climbs, among them Sir Wilfrid Laurier.” Carpé was a member of the Alpine club of Canada since 1920. He lost his life on Mount McKinley in May 1932, as the leader of a party making scientific observations relating to cosmic rays.
Carpé’s name appears with and without an accent in various documents.
- Munday, Walter Alfred Don [1890–1950]. “In the Cariboo Range – Mt. David Thompson.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 15 (1925):130-136
- Hall, H. S. (Jr.). “Allen Carpé 1894–1932.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 21 (1932):163
- Annual Report of the Director of the National Park Service to the Secretary of the Interior for the Fiscal Year Ended June 30, 1932, and the Travel Season, 1932. Washington: United States Government Printing Office, 1932. Google Books
- Zillmer, Raymond T. [1887–1960]. “Explorations in the Southern Cariboos.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 27 (1939):48-61
- Hendricks, Sterling Brown [1902–1981], and Kauffman, Andrew John [1920–2002]. “Cariboo Climbing.” American Alpine Journal, 7:2 (1950). American Alpine Club
- British Columbia Geographical Names. Carpé, Mount