Named by James Hector in 1858. Vaux, William Sandys Wright (A friend of James Hector's, William Vaux was resident antiquarian at the British Museum for twenty-nine years. He helped secure funds to support the Palliser Expedition's principals while they completed their report.) Official name.
First ascended in 1901 by C.E. Fay, James Outram, J.H. Scattergood, guided by Christian Hasler sr.. Journal reference App 10-6; CAJ 1-74