The Snow King Summit via Slow Trail is a 3.8 mile hike featuring wildlife and scenic views. The trail is good for intermediate hikers, and dogs are allowed on the trail.

The Slow Trail is shared by hikers, dog walkers, and trail runners. There is an option to take the ski lift down after reaching Snow King Summit, which shortens the hike to 1.9 miles. 

Photos: Ian SandersonMarci, and Dion Hinchcliffe

Pack List

  • Water
  • Hiking boots
  • Lift ticket if you wish to take the ski lift down
  • Snowshoes (in the winter or early spring)
  • Layers
  • Sun protection
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RT Distance 3.8 Miles
Elevation Gain 1551 Feet
Activities Chillin, Running, Snowshoeing, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Intermediate
Season Year Round
Trail Type Out-and-Back
Dog Friendly
Easy Parking
Food Nearby

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