In honour of John Ogilvie ("Skookum") Davidson (1892 - 1972), land surveyor, pioneer packer, guide and rancher in the upper Kechika area. This mountain overlooks Skook's Diamond J Ranch, across the Kechika River just below Terminus Mountain. See Times-Colonist, Islander Magazine, 29-30 May 1983. Also Skooks Landing.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office