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1,333 mi 2,145 km of trail 15 Featured Hikes

Gems 4 Gems Easy Trails 56 Trails Intermediate Trails 62 Trails Hard Trails 35 Trails
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Gems in Alberta - 4

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gem Favorite Valley of the Ten Peaks: Time stands still during this beautiful early morning at Moraine Lake in the Rocky Mountains of Alberta.

Moraine Lake

(8) Lake Lo…, AB
gem Favorite Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP

Maligne Canyon

(1) Jasper…, AB
gem Favorite Snake Indian Falls along the North Boundary Trail.

Snake Indian Falls

(1) Hinton, AB
gem Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.

Lake Louise

(5) Lake Lo…, AB

Featured Hikes in Alberta - 14

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Favorite You'll pack on quite a bit of vertical in a very short time on this hike!
Difficult

Cory & Edith Passes

8.1 mi 13.0 km • Loop • 3,312 ft Ascent 1009.57 m Ascent

(9) Banff, AB
Favorite Waterfall next to Lake Agnes tea house
Intermediate

Lake Agnes and Big Beehive

6.1 mi 9.9 km • Out and Back • 1,892 ft Ascent 576.82 m Ascent

(12) Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Intermediate

Plain of Six Glaciers to Mirror Pond Loop

9.2 mi 14.8 km • Loop • 2,569 ft Ascent 783.13 m Ascent

(15) Lake Lo…, AB
Favorite Jonas Pass, looking northwest.
Difficult

Brazeau Loop

49.3 mi 79.3 km • Loop • 6,084 ft Ascent 1854.43 m Ascent

(1) Golden, BC
Favorite Incredible views abound at Peter Lougheed Provincial Park!
Extremely Difficult

Northover Ridge Figure Eight

29.2 mi 47.0 km • Loop • 5,129 ft Ascent 1563.39 m Ascent

(2) Canmore, AB
Favorite Angel Glacier below Mt. Edith Cavell's west shoulder, with Cavell Pond below. Franchere Peak is on the right in the background.
Intermediate

Mount Edith Cavell Tour

5.1 mi 8.2 km • Loop • 1,730 ft Ascent 527.4 m Ascent

(2) Jasper…, AB
Favorite Larch meadows and creek along the trail to Healy Pass.
Intermediate/Difficult

Healy Pass Out and Back

11.6 mi 18.6 km • Loop • 2,181 ft Ascent 664.7 m Ascent

(1) Banff, AB
Favorite The Three Sisters Peaks from the summit of Wind Ridge.
Difficult

Wind Ridge Out and Back

8.5 mi 13.7 km • Out and Back • 2,484 ft Ascent 757.14 m Ascent

(1) Canmore, AB

Trails in Alberta - 138

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2.8 mi 4.5 km #1Cory Pass
Difficult
Banff, AB
Difficult
2.8 mi 4.5 km Banff, AB
0.8 mi 1.2 km #2Fairview Mountain Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
0.8 mi 1.2 km Lake Louise, AB
2.6 mi 4.1 km #3Sulphur Skyline #30
Intermediate/Difficult
Hinton, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
2.6 mi 4.1 km Hinton, AB
3.8 mi 6.2 km #4Helen Lake Trail
Difficult
Lake Louise, AB
Difficult
3.8 mi 6.2 km Lake Louise, AB
24.0 mi 38.6 km #5Poboktan Pass Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
24.0 mi 38.6 km Jasper Park Lodge, AB
132.9 mi 213.9 km #6Great Divide Trail - Section C (Kananaskis Lakes to Field)
Difficult
Canmore, AB
Difficult
132.9 mi 213.9 km Canmore, AB
3.3 mi 5.3 km #7Razor's Edge
Extremely Difficult
Canmore, AB
Extremely Difficult
3.3 mi 5.3 km Canmore, AB
122.9 mi 197.7 km #8Great Divide Trail - Section E (Saskatchewan Crossing to Jasper)
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
122.9 mi 197.7 km Golden, BC
65.2 mi 104.9 km #9Great Divide Trail - Section F (Jasper to North Boundary Trail)
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
65.2 mi 104.9 km Jasper Park Lodge, AB
93.7 mi 150.8 km #10Great Divide Trail - Section A (Canada/USA Border to Coleman)
Difficult
Pincher Creek, AB
Difficult
93.7 mi 150.8 km Pincher Creek, AB
117.9 mi 189.8 km #11Great Divide Trail - Section G (North Boundary Trail to Kakwa…
Difficult
Valemount, BC
Difficult
117.9 mi 189.8 km Valemount, BC
5.1 mi 8.2 km #12Moose River Route: Smoky River Crossing to Moose Pass
Difficult
Valemount, BC
Difficult
5.1 mi 8.2 km Valemount, BC
126.4 mi 203.4 km #13Great Divide Trail - Section B (Coleman to Kananaskis Lakes)
Difficult
Sparwood, BC
Difficult
126.4 mi 203.4 km Sparwood, BC
4.6 mi 7.5 km #14Heart Mountain Loop
Intermediate/Difficult
Canmore, AB
Intermediate/Difficult
4.6 mi 7.5 km Canmore, AB
34.4 mi 55.4 km #15Great Divide Trail - Elysium Pass Alternate Route
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
34.4 mi 55.4 km Jasper Park Lodge, AB
18.3 mi 29.5 km #16South Boundary Trail: Nigel Creek Trailhead to Brazeau Lake
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
18.3 mi 29.5 km Golden, BC
11.4 mi 18.3 km #17Jonas Pass Trail #131
Intermediate/Difficult
Golden, BC
Intermediate/Difficult
11.4 mi 18.3 km Golden, BC
23.9 mi 38.4 km #18Great Divide Trail - Six Passes Alternate Route
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
23.9 mi 38.4 km Jasper Park Lodge, AB
4.0 mi 6.4 km #19Coliseum Route
Intermediate
Rocky Mountain House, AB
Intermediate
4.0 mi 6.4 km Rocky Mountain House, AB
14.6 mi 23.5 km #20Great Divide Trail - Barnaby Ridge Alternate Route
Difficult
Pincher Creek, AB
Difficult
14.6 mi 23.5 km Pincher Creek, AB

Photos of Alberta - 318

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Lake Louise poses with Victoria Glacier at its far end and Mt. Victoria hidden in the clouds.
Feb 6, 2017 near Lake Lo…, AB
Mt. Custer (center) stands amid a sea of peaks as seen from high on the Carthew - Anderson Traverse.
Dec 20, 2016 near Pincher…, AB
Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP
Aug 25, 2017 near Jasper…, AB
Calumet Creek headwaters flow through the expansive Moose Pass meadows below rugged Peaks of Calumet Ridge. Looking northwest from just west of Moose Pass.
Sep 11, 2018 near Grande…, AB
Chapman Peak (furthest left), Lake Wurdeman, Lake Nooney, and Mt. Custer (furthest right) rise among a sea of peaks when looking south from the shoulder of Mt. Carthew.
Dec 20, 2016 near Pincher…, AB
Gorgeous views of Summit Lake, Chapman Peak (left), and Mount Custer (right) make the Carthew - Alderson Traverse a must-do.
Dec 20, 2016 near Pincher…, AB
Castleguard Mountain in the distance (center) rises above Saskatchewan Glacier. Melt water from the glacier is the beginning of the North Saskatchewan River.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Mount Athabasca (left), Hilda Peak (center left), and Wilcox Peak (right) are seen to the west from Parker Ridge Trail.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB

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