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Photo: Looking down the Little Yoho Valley from Kiwetinok Pass (courtesy Steve Howes)

Kiwetinok Pass

  • 2454 m (8050ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
51.5152N 116.5986W
Province: BC
Park: Yoho
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: Kiwetinok is the Stoney Indian word for "on the north side."
Mountain (NW): Kiwetinok Peak
Mountain (SE): Mount Kerr
Headwaters (NE): Little Yoho River
Headwaters (SW): Kiwetinok River


Kiwetinok Lake lies at the summit of this high, remote pass at the head of the Little Yoho River. It is often snowbound and frozen well into the month of August.