Tim Jones Peak

Feature Type:Peak (2) - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: S of Mount Seymour summit, N of Pump Peak, on W side of Mount Seymour Park in North Vancouver, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°23'25''N, 122°56'36''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/7

Other Recorded Names:

cewəyələm
Second Pump Peak

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 20 January 2017 on 92G/7 for the second of three summits that form Mount Seymour in Mount Seymour Park (Provincial Park), as proposed by Mel Turner with endorsement from North Shore Rescue Team, Village of Anmore, Village of Belcarra, Metro Vancouver Regional District, City of North Vancouver, District of North Vancouver, City of Port Moody, North Shore Hikers and BC Parks.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

After Tim Jones (1956-2014), paramedic, team leader and spokesman of North Shore Rescue Team, widely regarded for making significant contributions to search and rescue efforts in B.C. He was a tireless advocate for the team, where he began volunteering in 1987, and ensuring search and rescue operations in B.C. had ongoing, stable funding. He was awarded the Order of British Columbia in 2011, Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal, and an honorary doctorate from Capilano University in 2012, in recognition of his volunteer work. Tim Jones devoted countless volunteer hours to saving and recovering lost visitors in Mount Seymour Park as well as other north shore parks and mountains. This peak had special meaning to Tim Jones and his family as one of his favourite places to hike with his dog Abby.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

Musqueam First Nation and Tsleil-Waututh Nation both expressed a preference that the peak have a hənqəminəm language name, in response to a request for comment on the naming proposal. Tsleil-Waututh Nation suggested the hənqəminəm name "cewəyələm" be given to Tim Jones Peak; meaning 'to help a child; to help the people.'

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.

This peak has previously been identified with the local name "Second Pump Peak" or "Second Peak" on park maps and brochures.

Source: BC place name cards & correspondence, and/or research by BC Chief Geographer & Geographical Names Office staff.