Titkana Peak
2804m (9200ft.)

Located on the continental divide west of the Reef Icefield; the high point on southeast end of Tatei Ridge; northwest buttress of Snowbird Pass. on the border of Jasper & Mount Robson parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Smoky & Fraser rivers.
Latitude 53; 09; 20 Longitude 119; 03; 30, Topo map 83E/03


Named in 1908. "Titkana" is the Stoney Indian word for bird. Official name. Other names Ptarmigan Peak

First ascended in 1908 by L.Q. ColemanOther reference Coleman Pg. 319.

Photo: (l-r) Titkana Peak, Lynx Mountain, and Rearguard Mountain from the northwest (courtesy Dan Neil)

Other Information

Arthur Coleman originally named the mountain "Ptarmigan Peak" in 1907.
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