North Fork Pass (Cascade)
2423 m
7950 ft

Location
Province Park Map Latitude Longitude UTM Grid Ref
Alberta
Banff
82O/05
51; 28; 40
115; 48; 40
826037
Headwaters N or E Headwaters S or W Adjacnt Mtn N or W Adjacnt Mtn S or E
Panther River
Cascade River (North Fork)
 
 

Naming
Named by Named for Other Names Year Named

Location: The pass takes its name from the North Fork of the Cascade River whose source is south of the pass.



Other Information
Photo: Entering North Fork Pass from the south -the first view of peaks beyond the Panther River

NORTH FORK PASS (Cascade)

This high, very remote pass lies at the head of the north fork of the Cascade River and is the route into the headwaters of the Panther River. Its approach form the south is classic, with the trail petering out long before a grassy notch is reached. The descent into the upper Panther is a steep scree slope. It is said to be the most infrequently travelled of the high passes in Banff National Park.

Another North Fork Pass lies in the upper Oldman Valley, just south of Tornado Pass.



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