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Nordegg, Alberta

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  • Clearwater County, Alberta

    Backpack the Vision Quest Trail

    4.16 mi / 2818 ft gain
    This short, but steep hike includes a moderate scrambling section, leading to an open spine that becomes increasingly difficult. The views of Abraham Lake are well worth the uphill grind, however, and this makes for a great half-day or beautiful backcountry overnight trip. About one third of the...
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  • 52.013448,-116.628897, Alberta

    Mount Cline

    14.56 mi / 6535 ft gain
    Starting 105 miles (169kms) from Rocky Mountain House, the trailhead for this hike begins across the highway from Thompson Creek Campground. There is a grassy area to park and the path extends obviously on the east side of the creek. The initial 2.5 miles (4.2kms) meanders along the creek with 2...
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  • Saskatchewan River Crossing, Alberta

    Backpack to Michelle Lakes

    11.2 mi / 7545.9 ft gain
    Trailhead Owen Creek located by the East Banff National Park Boundary on the David Thompson Highway (#11). There is no sign for Owen Creek so keep you eyes open for a pullout approximately 2kms east of the Banff National Park toll gate. You will find the trail to the right of the creek when facin...
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  • Improvement District No. 12, Alberta

    Hike to Wilcox Pass

    7.45 mi / 1100 ft gain
    Views of the Columbia Icefield from the Icefields Parkway pale in comparison with those achieved along this trail. Few trails anywhere are so instantly and extravagantly gratifying. That being said, be prepared to share the trail with a dozen other hikers as this premier scenery is no secret.Begi...
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