Adopted in the 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924, as labelled on Dominion Sectional sheet 163, Donald, 1913;
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Name suggested by a snow cornice found near summit and first published in "Appalachia" page 29. 9500 high (Communication to the Geographic Board of Canada. Howard Palmer page 5). file 82N/12a.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa