Distance

68 Miles

Elevation Gain

8530 Feet

Activities

Camping, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Summer

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Erik Turner

Forest
Lake
Scenic
Waterfall
Wildflowers
Wildlife

This hike will take you 3-5 days with amazing scenery, great campsites and lots of wildlife. There are perfect trails and alpine views that are phenomenal.

The Rockwall trail is a famous 3-5 day trek in Kootenay National Park.

We started from the North and camped at Helmet Falls our first night, and then continued south and exited out Floe Lake. I would recommend this direction for a backpack, and the opposite direction for a trail run (it's about 50k).

The scenery is amazing, trails are spectacular, and we even ran into (almost quite literally) a bear. You might not want to run down the (very small portion) of heavily vegetated trail. You tend to happen upon wildlife before they hear your heavy breathing and conversation.

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations.

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Distance

68 Miles

Elevation Gain

8530 Feet

Activities

Camping, Backpacking, Hiking

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Summer

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Erik Turner

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