This peak is #22 on the Height List for British Columbia . This peak is #5 in Prominence List for British Columbia .Mount Sir Wilfrid Laurier is the highest peak in the Cariboo Mountains. A glacier plateau with three snow domes covers the summit. The mountain is often climbed as part of a traverse of the Cariboo Mountains.
The mountain was named after Sir Wilfrid Laurier who was prime minister of Canada from 1896-1911. He was the first French speaking Prime Minister of Canada and is perhaps best noted for his statement that "The Twentieth Century belongs to Canada".
Name Notes: Adopted in 1927, after the Right Honourable Sir Wilfrid Laurier. Laurier was Canada's first francophone prime minister. He is often considered one of the country's greatest statesmen.