Running on the Tent Ridge

Kananaskis, Alberta

1.0/5
based on 1 reviews

Details

Distance

6.3 miles

Elevation Gain

2706.7 ft

Route Type

Out-and-Back

Description

Added by Matt Clark

Enjoy 360 degree views of the Canadian Rockies with relatively little work for such spectacular viewing. It is accessible all year round (equipment permitting).

Tent Ridge is located in Kananaskis Country, a 45 minute drive from Calgary, Alberta. Start on Mount Shark Road at the pull out to your right. You will have to walk a few 100 meters back down the road to access the trail head to begin this hike.

Some decent elevation is gained during the hike with the majority of it done in the last 20 minutes of scrambling. Total roundtrip to the Ridge summit is roughly 3-4 hours depending on season.

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Features

Running
Snowshoeing
Hiking
Scenic
Wildlife

Reviews

In 2015 someone was killed on this mountain. It requires at bare minimum AST 1 to travel here. It is highly recommended that the group leader have AST 2.

Leave No Trace

Always practice Leave No Trace ethics on your adventures and follow local regulations. Please explore responsibly!

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