Located on the continental divide between Tonquin Creek Valley and the head of Meadow Creek. on the border of Jasper & Mount Robson parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 52; 45; 20 Longitude 118; 22; 15, Topo map 83D/16
Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1922. This mountain was thought to resemble the head of a poodle. Caniche is the French word for this type of dog. Official name.