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Gems in Central Alberta - 2

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gem Favorite Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP

Maligne Canyon

(3) Jasper…, AB
gem Favorite Snake Indian Falls along the North Boundary Trail.

Snake Indian Falls

(1) Hinton, AB

Recommended Routes in Central Alberta - 5

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Favorite Mt. Custer (center) stands amid a sea of peaks as seen from high on the Carthew - Anderson Traverse.
Difficult

Great Divide Trail (GDT)

674.3 mi 1,085.2 km 98,344' Up 29975.4 m Up 99,486' Down 30323.3 m Down

Swiftcu…, MT
Favorite Angel Glacier below Mt. Edith Cavell's west shoulder, with Cavell Pond below. Franchere Peak is on the right in the background.
Intermediate

Mount Edith Cavell Tour

5.1 mi 8.2 km 1,730' Up 527.4 m Up 1,729' Down 527.02 m Down

Jasper…, AB
Favorite Jonas Pass, looking northwest.
Difficult

Brazeau Loop

49.3 mi 79.3 km 6,084' Up 1854.43 m Up 6,084' Down 1854.54 m Down

Golden, BC
Favorite A small creek is crossed by Valley of the Five Lakes Trail.
Intermediate

Valley of the Five Lakes Trail

3.0 mi 4.9 km 364' Up 110.92 m Up 363' Down 110.57 m Down

Jasper…, AB
Favorite Nigel Creek is below the trail near the Nigel Creek Trailhead.
Intermediate

Nigel Pass

9.6 mi 15.4 km 1,081' Up 329.57 m Up 1,081' Down 329.62 m Down

Golden, BC

Central Alberta Running

  • 586 Miles 942 Kilometers of Trail
  • 4 Recommended Routes
  • 2 Gems Gems
  • 8 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 23 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 19 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Central Alberta - 46

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2.6 mi 4.1 km #1Sulphur Skyline #30
Difficult
Hinton, AB
Difficult
Hinton, AB
28.7 mi 46.3 km #2Skyline Trail
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
2.4 mi 3.9 km #3Old Fort Point Loop
Intermediate
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Intermediate
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
24.0 mi 38.6 km #4Poboktan Pass Trail
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
122.9 mi 197.7 km #5Great Divide Trail - Section E (Saskatchewan Crossing to Jasper)
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
Golden, BC
65.2 mi 104.9 km #6Great Divide Trail - Section F (Jasper to North Boundary Trail)
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
68.5 mi 110.3 km #7Great Divide Trail - Section D (Field to Saskatchewan Crossing)
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
Golden, BC
24.2 mi 39.0 km #8Great Divide Trail - Six Passes Alternate Route
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
Difficult
Jasper Park Lodge, AB
18.3 mi 29.5 km #9South Boundary Trail: Nigel Creek Trailhead to Brazeau Lake
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
Golden, BC
11.4 mi 18.3 km #10Jonas Pass Trail #131
Difficult
Golden, BC
Difficult
Golden, BC

Photos of Central Alberta - 176

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Hanging Rock near 1st Bridge, Jasper NP
Aug 25, 2017 near Jasper…, AB
panoramic view of Glacier Lake in the morning from the backcountry campsite
Mar 11, 2020 near Lake Lo…, AB
Castleguard Mountain in the distance (center) rises above Saskatchewan Glacier. Melt water from the glacier is the beginning of the North Saskatchewan River.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Mount Athabasca (left), Hilda Peak (center left), and Wilcox Peak (right) are seen to the west from Parker Ridge Trail.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Jonas Pass, looking northwest.
Aug 2, 2018 near Jasper…, AB
A sunlit creek valley (left) is where Curator trail camp is found. Curator Lake (center right) in the distance is where Skyline Trail is headed as it heads north on the barren, alpine north side of Big Shovel Pass.
Sep 23, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Big Shovel Pass (south side) in the distance (center) is where Skyline Trail is headed, as it meanders through subalpine meadows. Curator Mountain (center left) marks the west (left) side of Big Shovel Pass.
Sep 23, 2019 near Jasper…, AB
Sunset from Poligne Creek at Avalanche trail camp.
Sep 22, 2019 near Jasper…, AB