Snowy Mountain
The description Snowy Mountain in Rae's Pass appears on this 1857 map by McKay. Based on this map, it appears they may have been considering naming one of the peaks in the region “Mount Rae” or “Snowy Mountain”. No mountains in the region currently bear the name; however, there are still sixteen unnamed peaks above 9,800 feet in the nearby Premier range.1 McKay and company may have been referring to one of these. It is also possible that, viewed from below, a section of the range appeared as a single massif, and that “Mount Rae” and “Snowy Mountain” refer to several summits.
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    McKay, Joseph William

    The Colonial Despatches Team. Snowy Mountain. The Colonial Despatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia 1846-1871, Edition 2.2, ed. The Colonial Despatches Team. Victoria, B.C.: University of Victoria.

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