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Photo: Ptarmigan Lake and the view to the east from Boulder Pass

Boulder Pass

  • 2332 m (7650ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
51.4805N 116.0833W
Province: Alberta
Park: Banff
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: A number of large boulders lie just below the pass on the western side.
Mountain (NW): Ptarmigan Peak
Mountain (SE): Redoubt Mountain
Headwaters (NE): Baker Creek
Headwaters (SW): Corral Creek


The gateway into the Skoki area, Boulder Pass features huge boulders. The pass is hardly noticeable from the east, only a slight rise to the west of Ptarmigan Lake.