Top Adventures in East Kootenay G

  • Hike to Cobalt Lake

    You most likely won't find another person hiking this trail the same day as you, and for good reason; the trailhead is at the end of a 55 km gravel road that begins at British Columbia Highway 95, near the remote town of Spillimacheen. There is he...

    10 miles 2400 ft gain

  • Climb Bugaboo Spire, NE Ridge

    The adventure of the Bugaboos starts almost at the highway when you turn off at Brisco. A collection of rough and tumble roads that are only recently signed towards the Bugaboo Provincial Parking Lot are exciting enough... 4WD isn't required, but ...

    6 miles 2300 ft gain

  • Climb the Kain Route on Bugaboo Spire

    I'm probably not qualified to give a thorough description of this route having only done it once, but with the guidebook out of print there isn't a ton of information out there. If possible I would encourage you to find the original guidebook, rat...

  • Hike The Floe Lake Trail

    Kootenay National Park is one of the lesser visited parks in a chain of spectacular parks in the Canadian Rockies between Banff and Jasper. Straddling the Trans-Canadian Highway, the park offers hot springs, awesome mountain views, and glaciers. A...

    13 miles 2350 ft gain

  • Hike to Lake of Hanging Glaciers

    Do you like rushing rivers, impressive waterfalls, serene forests and massive glaciers? How about glacier fed lakes, epic mountains and starry nights to boot? This is it, all of it in one place.Beginning at the trailhead 50km west of Radium in Bri...

  • Backpack the Rockwall Trail

    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...

    68 miles 8530 ft gain

  • Hiking in Marble Canyon

    Marble Canyon is easily accessible off of the 93S in Kootenay National Park between Banff and Radium.This is a really beautiful area and a nice easy walk for the family with some beautiful scenery to go along with it. Make a visit here in August w...

    1.2 miles

  • Explore Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park

    Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site sequestered 27 km from the nearest road. We took a helicopter in, and hiked out . You can also hike both ways, but the hiking once you are there is more amazing than on the way in. ...

  • Hike to Nub Peak

    Starting right at Mt. Assiniboine Lodge, there is very clear signage for this hike. The arrows will lead you over a wooden walkway right before you begin a gentle assent through the woods,gaining elevation the further you go, and then arrive at Th...

    7.3 miles 2789 ft gain

  • Hike to Windy Ridge

    Windy Ridge is located by Og Pass in the Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park. Whether you start from any of the campgrounds, huts or the lodge, the way to the Windy Ridge Trail is well indicated and the trail itself is well worn. Beware that if you ...

    10.6 miles 1640.4 ft gain

  • Scramble the Towers

    From the Assiniboine Lodge (or your campsite or your hut), follow directions to Wonder Pass. After the pass, there are two ways to get up to The Towers, which you can see on the map in the pictures. The first option is to keep going on Wonder Pass...

    12.4 miles 3937 ft gain

  • Hike to Wapta Falls, Yoho National Park

    This short 1.2 mile hike leads you through a relatively level forest to a spot on the Kicking Horse River where the water crashes off a river-wide cliff, producing almost a guaranteed rainbow at the bottom. The trail starts at the Wapta Falls Trai...

    2.4 miles 180 ft gain