Waputik Peak
2736m (8977ft.)

Located in the Bow River Valley east of Bath Creek; the southern end of the Waputik Range. Waputik Range, Banff Park, Alberta
Latitude 51; 30; 20 Longitude 116; 19; 00, Topo map 82N/09

Panorama viewpoint: Castle Junction. Can be seen from Highways 1 and 93N

Named by George M. Dawson in 1884. Wapiti is the Stoney Indian word for white goat. Official name.

Photo: Waputik Peak from near Lake Louise Townsite
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Photo: Looking west to Waputik Peak from the Icefields Parkway

This mountain is a landmark when driving northwest on the Trans-Canada Highway southeast of Lake Louise. From this angle the right hand ridge appears to be very steep and a distincive horizontal band of snow midaway up the mountain is often present.
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