Pangman Peak
3173m (10420ft.)

Located on the continental divide between Pangman Glacier and the head of Valenciennes River; northwest summit of Mount Dent;. Banff Park, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Saskatchewan & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 51; 45; 35 Longitude 116; 58; 35, Topo map 82N/15


Named in 1920. Pangman, Peter (Peter Pangman was an early fur trader and became a partner of the North West Company in 1787.) Official name.

First ascended in 1952 by R.C. Linck, guided by Walter Perren.


Other Information

In his chronicle of the fur trade, "Caesars of the Wilderness," Peter Newman writes that, "An early Nor'wester named Peter Pangman had marked a spruce tree withing sight of the Rockies in 1790."
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