Akamina Ridge
2575m (8450ft.)

Located south of Biscuitboard Creek, Wall Lake, and Forum Lake at the headwaters of Akamina Creek; north of the headwaters of Kintla Creek; west of Cameron Lake. Waterton Park, Major headwater Flathead River.
Latitude 49; 00; 40 Longitude 114; 06; 20, Topo map 82G/01


Named by George M. Dawson in 1886. Akamina is a native word meaning "high bench land." Official name.

Photo: Looking west to the highest points on Akimana Ridge (courtesy Rienk Lakeman)
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Photo: Looking southwest to Akamina Ridge from the Akamina Parkway (courtesy Alan Kane)

Forum Peak is the high point at the eastern end of this east-west oriented, 4 km long ridge.
Scrambling Routes
Easy with one moderate step. A bit of bush, a little scrambling and oodles of pleasant ridge walking above tree line sum up this loop. The trip starts and ends in Alberta, but the finest portion crosses briefly into British Columbia. Impressive peaks in nearby Glacier Park, Montana, are your companions. Try this trip from late June on. Kane, Scrambles in the Canadian Rockies page 46

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