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Photo: Looking east through Assiniboine Pass on a smoky day (courtesy Bob Evans)

Assiniboine Pass

  • 2179 m (7150ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
50.9263N 115.6083W
Province: Alberta/BC
Park: Banff/Mount Assiniboine
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: Mount Assiniboine lies to the southwest of the pass. The Stoney Indians or Assiniboines frequented the Rockies.
Mountain (NW): Cave Mountain
Mountain (SE): Cascade Rock
Headwaters (NE): Bryant Creek
Headwaters (SW): Og Creek


A trail over this pass provides the most direct route from the Spray Lakes Valley to the Magog Lake area.