Located on the continental divide in the Alnus Creek Valley at the head of Lick Creek. on the border of Jasper & Hamber parks, Alberta/BC border. Major headwaters Athabasca & Columbia rivers.
Latitude 52; 26; 45 Longitude 117; 54; 55, Topo map 83C/05
Named by Arthur O. Wheeler in 1921. A salt deposit or "lick" near the mountain attracts animals. Official name.