South Miette Pass
2119 m
6953 ft

Location
Province Park Map Latitude Longitude UTM Grid Ref
Alberta/BC
Jasper/Mount Robson
83D/15
52; 59; 10
118; 39; 45
886717
Headwaters N or E Headwaters S or W Adjacnt Mtn N or W Adjacnt Mtn S or E
Miette River
Grant Brook
 
Razorback Mountain

Naming
Named by Named for Other Names Year Named

Location: The pass takes its name from the Miette River. Bonhomme Miette became a legendary figure in French Canadian folklore, he was said to be a gifted fiddler and storyteller.



Other Information


SOUTH MIETTE PASS

Bonhomme Miette was a voyageur who it is thought made the first ascent, of Roche Miette in the Athabasca Valley. He became a legendary figure in French Canadian folklore, he was said to be a gifted fiddler and storyteller. During the 1830's it is known that Miette did live in the Athabasca Valley where he was a, "company servant" who hauled coal from the area of Roche Miette to Jasper House as well as to Henry house at the mouth of the Miette River that was also named after him. [Fraser]



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