This peak is #73 in Prominence List for Alberta .At the south end of the De Smet Range, in the northern part of Jasper NP. A 7.5-km-long ridge southwest of the lower reaches of the Snake Indian River, stretching from the Athabasca River to Mount Cumnock. A lower peak at the southeast end of the ridge is named Mount Greenock.
Name Notes: Named in 1846 after Father Pierre-Jean De Smet who was one of the first missionaries to visit the Canadian Rockies. Named after Pierre Jean De Smet, a Belgian Jesuit missionary (1801-1873), by several natives in his honour on 25 April 1846. De Smet was famous for his missionary work among the native tribes of North America.