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Metis Peak (Peak 9020)  British Columbia   #10963 (FG21)
Ranges: North America Ranges / Columbia Mountains / Cariboo Mountains

Height: 2762 m -> 9062 feet
Prominence?: 782 m above Angus Horne Pass
Line Parent?: Trigon Mountain (20.3 km away, at bearing 349 degrees)
Greater Parent ?: Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier (32.0 km away)

Location:   52.52530,-119.61810     52:31:31, -119:37:05   11U 322393 5822687 (42 km SW of Valemount). NTS Mapsheet: 083.D.12   AreaCode?: FL29/FG21
Located south of the headwaters of the North Thompson River. The highest point on the ridge which projects eastward on the north side of Stormking Creek. There is a big glacier to the west of the peak. Marked as Peak 9020 on map.

Name Notes: Peak is named in honor of Charlotte Small, a Metis who was married to the great explorer David Thompson (for whom the nearby Thompson River is named). Thompson married Charlotte Small ("the Woman of the Paddle Song"). Metis was a term which referred to someone who was half native Indian and half French Canadian.

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