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Photo: Looking northwest from Maccarib Pass

Maccarib Pass

  • 2210 m (7250ft)
  • Naming History
  • Peaks and Rivers
52.7208N 118.1861W
Province: Alberta
Park: Jasper
Year Named:
Named by:
Named for: The mountain takes its name from nearby Mount Maccarib. Maccarib is the Quinnipiac Indian word for caribou which were seen below the peak.
Mountain (NW):
Mountain (SE): Mount Maccarib
Headwaters (NE): Portal Creek
Headwaters (SW): Maccarib Creek


This high pass provides the most direct access to the legendary Tonquin Valley.