Paragon Peak

Alberta-BC boundary. Peak
E of headwaters of Geikie Creek
52°41’00” N 118°17’00” W — Map 83D/9 — GoogleGeoHack
Name officially adopted in 1924
Official in BCCanada

A paragon is a thing of supreme excellence. The name appears on map sheet 28 of the Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission, published in 1924.

In 1919 Allen Carpé (1894–1932) and Howard Palmer (1883–1944) were the first climbers to visit Tonquin valley where they climbed McDonell and Paragon Peaks.


  • Hall, H. S. (Jr.). “Allen Carpé 1894–1932.” Canadian Alpine Journal, Vol. 21 (1932):163. Alpine Club of Canada
  • British Columbia Geographical Names. Paragon Peak

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