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Spillimacheen (Kootenay Rockies)
1. Brisco / Mount Ethelbert / Spillimacheen River / Mount Verendrye (Brisco, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
After Captain Arthur Brisco, 11th Hussars, one of the heroes of the Charge of the Light Brigade. He was a great friend of John Palliser and joined him during his explorations in 1858-9.
2. Spillimacheen / Jubilee Mountain (Brisco, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Jubilee Mountain - Apparently commemorates the diamond jubilee of Queen Victoria in 1897.
  3. Vermilion Crossing (Brisco, 10km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
4. Edgewater / Luxor Creek (Edgewater, 28km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Luxor Creek - After the Shriners' Temple at St. John, New Brunswick.
  5. Luxor (Edgewater, 28km) - Leave a Public Review
6. Bugaboo Park / Creek (Parson, 26km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
Probably named after the Bugaboo mining claim at the crest of the pass. Writing in 1906 to James White, the federal Chief Geographer, an informant declared, 'Bugaboo was named by a Scotchman on account of the loneliness of the place.'
  7. Castledale (Parson, 26km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
  8. Harrogate (Parson, 26km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
9. McMurdo (Parson, 26km) Your Host(s): Post Office - Leave a Public Review
McMurdo - After Archie McMurdo, prospector and first white settler in the district.
10. Parson / Mount Drysdale / Mount Duchesney / Foster Peak / Mount Goodsir / Mount Gray / Mount Haffner / Harrogate (Parson, 26km) Your Host(s): Canada Post - Leave a Public Review
After Dr. Charles W. Drysdale, an outstanding young geologist who, with his assistant, William Gray, drowned in the Kootenay River in 1917 while working for the Geological Survey of Canada.
  11. Seeney (Parson, 26km) - Leave a Public Review