Klapperhorn Mountain

Feature Type:Mountain - Mass of land prominently elevated above the surrounding terrain, bounded by steep slopes and rising to a summit and/or peaks.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S side of Fraser River opposite Mount Robson (locality) at NW end of Mount Robson Provincial Park, N of Valemount, Cariboo Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 53°00'05''N, 119°13'06''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 83E/3

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted by British Columbia 13 March 1972; an established local name according to BC Parks.

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office

"...a classic horn-shaped summit, which is notable for the frequency of its rockslides; the rockslides are audible to campers and are a source of much curiosity and interest." (memo from BC Parks, file C.1.62).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office