Pass Finder

Photo: Piper Pass from the south

Piper Pass

  • 2575 m (8450ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.6958N 115.0305W
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: The pass takes its name from Piper Creek. Norma Piper was married to George Pocaterra (see George Pocaterra's biography)
Mountain (NW): Mount Jerram
Mountain (SE): Tombstone Mountain (Alberta)
Headwaters (NE): West fork of Little Elbow River
Headwaters (SW): Piper Creek

"Pocaterra," co-authored by David Finch and Jennifer Hamblin, is published by Rocky Mountain Books. It tells the story of George Pocaterra and Norma Piper, who became his wife. For additional details please see: