Best Fitness in Alberta

Looking for the best fitness in Alberta? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Alberta. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the incredible Outbound community.

  • Hike the Plain of Six Glaciers

    Starting from the parking lot on the east end of Lake Louise, there are a few options you can take to get to the Plain of Six Glaciers. One is to head directly along the lakeshore trail, and in about 7 km (4.2 miles) you will be at the lookout off...

    4.2 miles 1263.1 ft gain

  • Hike to Consolation Lakes

    Once at Moraine Lake, the directions to Consolation Lakes are quite clear. From the parking lot, head northeast past the rockpile, which provides fantastic views of Moraine, then follow the Consolation Lakes Trail for another 2.9 km (1.8 miles) pa...

    3.7 miles 196.9 ft gain

  • Hike the Cavell Meadows Trail

    Jasper National Park is an outdoor wonderland filled with vibrant glacial waters and an abundance of wildlife. My favorite hike to experience the beauty of this park is the Cavell Meadows trail.  At approximately 5.3 miles, the hike takes between ...

    5.3 miles 1500 ft gain

  • Hike from Headwall Lakes to Chester Lake

    The hike starts at the Chester Lake trailhead along the Smith Dorian road in Kananaskis. The first few kilometers follow the old logging roads, now used as cross country skiing trails. Find the beginning of the trail at the upper right end of the...

    10.6 miles 2650.9 ft gain

  • Hike to the Summit of Parker Ridge

    While the drive from Banff to Jasper on the Icefields Parkway is astoundingly beautiful, it's long enough to make even the most seasoned roadwarrior crave the chance to stretch their legs.  At almost the exact halfway point on the lengthy drive li...

    5.5 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Trail Run on the Wind Ridge-Bow Valley

    Wind Ridge is a 7,217 ft / 2,200 m mountain peak near Canmore, Alberta, Canada, with spectacular views into the Bow Valley. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is accessible from May until November.Take the Spray Lakes Road from the town of...

    8.4 miles

  • Bike Elk Island's Moss Lake Trail

    The Moss Lake Trail is a 13km loop over moderately hilly terrain that can be completed in about 1.5-2 hours by mountain bike. The trail itself consists mostly of short, low cut grass, which is quite a different experience from riding on a dirt pat...

    8.1 miles

  • Snowshoe to Jaques Lake Campground

    The Jacques Lake trail is one of the best winter trails in Jasper National Park and allows for various activities including snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and camping. The trip to Jacques lake is 13km one-way through a narrow mountain valley a...

    16.2 miles 147.6 ft gain

  • Hike to the Saskatchewan Glacier

    The Saskatchewan Glacier is usually seen from above, on Parker's Ridge, but this much quieter trail will give you access to the very base of the glacier. Though much longer than the famous Parker's Ridge, this trail is easy and meanders through mo...

    9.3 miles 984.3 ft gain

  • Camp at Pierre Grey's Lakes Provincial Park

    Visit a provincial park hosting three crystal clear lakes, four campgrounds, and a fair sized island to go out on and explore! The three lakes are perfectly suitable for canoeing and kayaking, as well as fishing. Desjarlais lake is stocked with Ra...