The Lions

Feature Type:Peaks - Summit of a mountain or hill, or the mountain or hill itself. Plural of Peak (2).
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: E of Lions Bay (community) between Howe Sound and Capilano River, New Westminster Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°27'28''N, 123°11'11''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92G/6

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted 6 May 1924 on Ottawa file OBF 0836.

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

First recorded ascent, 1903. The west "Lion" is 5401 feet/1654m; the east "Lion" is 5245 feet/1606m.

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

...two Chief's daughters transformed to stone. (December 2011 from: Cultural Journey Sea-to-Sky Corridor website, Squamish and Lil'wat First Nations)

Source: included with note