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

Descriptive. A paragon is a thing of supreme excellence.

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.

References:

  • H. S. Hall, 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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