Kicking Horse Pass

Feature Type:Pass (2) - Low opening in a mountain range or hills, offering a route from one side to the other.
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: On Hwy 1, BC-Alberta boundary, between Field and Lake Louise, Alberta, Kootenay Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 51°27'10''N, 116°17'05''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD27
NTS Map: 82N/8

Origin Notes and History:

Adopted in 18th Report of the Geographic Board of Canada, 31 March 1924. See Kicking Horse River.

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