Neptuak Mountain
3233m (10607ft.)

Located on the continental divide in the Valley of the Ten Peaks between the Moraine Lake Valley and upper Tokumm Creek; south buttress of Wenkcheman Pass. The Ten Peaks, on the border of Banff & Yoho & Kootenay parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Bow & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 18; 30 Longitude 116; 15; 25, Topo map 82N/08
Can be seen from Highway 1

Named by Samuel E.S. Allen in 1894. "Neptuak" is the Stoney Indian word for "nine." The mountain is #9 in the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Official name. Other names #9 of the Ten Peaks

First ascended in 1902 by J. Norman Collie, H.E.M. Stutfield, G.M. Weed, H. Woolley, guided by Christian Kaufmann. Journal reference AJ 21-376, CAJ 14-48.

Photo: Mount Tuzo, Deltaform Mountain, and Neptuak Mountain from Larch Valley (courtesy David Wasserman)
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Photo: Looking west-southwest to Deltaform Mountain and Neptuak Mountain from the Bow Valley Parkway

The summit of Neptuak Mountain is noteworthy for being the only place in Canada where three national parks (Yoho, Banff, and Kootenay) meet.
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