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Photo: Looking west-southwest to Sentinel Peak

Sentinel Peak

  • 2373 m (7,785ft)
  • Naming History
50.2542N -114.480W
Located at the head of Pekisko Creek; east buttress of Sentinel Pass

Range: Livingstone
Province: Alberta
Park: Kananaskis
Headwater: Bow
Visible from Highway: 541, 22
Year Named: 1884
Named by: George Dawson
Named for: This prominent, somewhat isolated peak stands like a sentinel over Salter Pass.

George Dawson shows the mountain on his 1886 map as Sentinel Mountain.

*A hiking route to the summit is described in Gillean Daffern's Kananaskis Country Trail Guide.

There is a Sentinel Mountain in the Saskatchewan River Valley.

Photo: Sentinel Peak (left) and Plateau Mountain from Highway #541 in the Highwood Valley