Hiking

The Best Hiking Trails in Kovach, Alberta (Canada)

328 trails

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Photo of Ribbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Lake Photo of Piper Pass meadow Photo of Centenial Trail: Mount Allan
  • Ribbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Lake

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    Distance
    6.84mi
    Elevation +
    2470f
    TrailRank
    64
    Photo ofRibbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Lake Photo ofRibbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Lake Photo ofRibbon Creek Trail to Ribbon Lake

    An 11km one way hike in Spray Valley Provincial Park, Kananaskis Country, Alberta. The trail follows Ribbon Creek passing a bike parking area, Ribbon Falls Campground, Ribbon Falls, a Chain Climbing Wall, and many other ...

  • Piper Pass meadow

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    Distance
    11.24mi
    Elevation +
    2287f
    TrailRank
    62
    Photo ofPiper Pass meadow Photo ofPiper Pass meadow Photo ofPiper Pass meadow

    Beautiful and varied hike up tot Piper Pass meadow. We took a shortcut (turning left off Elbow Pass Trail about a kilometre early) and bushwhacked for about two kilometres. I would recommend staying on the actual trai...

  • Centenial Trail: Mount Allan

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    Distance
    9.42mi
    Elevation +
    4728f
    TrailRank
    59
    Photo ofCentenial Trail: Mount Allan Photo ofCentenial Trail: Mount Allan Photo ofCentenial Trail: Mount Allan

    Centennial Ridge Trail in Kananaskis Valley was constructed in 1967 to commemorate Canada's 100th birthday. Running between Ribbon Creek parking area and Dead Mans Flat the route is 16km one way and recognized as the hig...

  • Troll Falls - Marmot Creek Trail

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    Distance
    2.75mi
    Elevation +
    499f
    TrailRank
    54
    Photo ofTroll Falls - Marmot Creek Trail Photo ofTroll Falls - Marmot Creek Trail Photo ofTroll Falls - Marmot Creek Trail

    Troll Falls is one of many waterfalls located in close proximity along Marmot Creek in Kananaskis Country Alberta. Troll Falls and Marmot Falls are similar looking plunge type falls however there are a number of other wo...

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  • Tent Ridge Loop

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    Distance
    5.99mi
    Elevation +
    2602f
    TrailRank
    49
    Photo ofTent Ridge Loop Photo ofTent Ridge Loop Photo ofTent Ridge Loop

    Year-round destination for hikers, scramblers, skiers and snowshoers. It can be done as a loop and the best look for views is to go clockwise. There are three high points, with the highest being in the middle loop, the s...

  • Kananaskis - Tent Ridge Horseshoe

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    Distance
    6.81mi
    Elevation +
    2411f
    TrailRank
    40
    Photo ofKananaskis - Tent Ridge Horseshoe Photo ofKananaskis - Tent Ridge Horseshoe Photo ofKananaskis - Tent Ridge Horseshoe

    Trailhead: Shark Lake Trailhead. **Note: in winter this is considered backcountry, avalanche risk** You can do the loop either direction. I prefer to do the loop clockwise, as that way the scramble is on the way up ra...

  • Distance
    4.15mi
    Elevation +
    2031f
    TrailRank
    38
    Photo ofKing creek ridge, kananaskis country Photo ofKing creek ridge, kananaskis country Photo ofKing creek ridge, kananaskis country

    Very steep uphills and downhills, you climb in only 3km. So you should be in good shape for soing this trail. Terrific views once you get on the ridge. You can see two valleys up there. Spot mountain goats, they tend to ...

  • Rawson Lake

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    Distance
    4.82mi
    Elevation +
    1348f
    TrailRank
    37
    Photo ofRawson Lake Photo ofRawson Lake Photo ofRawson Lake

    About an hour of steady climbing but worth it for this little gem at the end. Incredibly beautiful, and fish jumping all over the place. Was quiet when I arrived at 10 but saw lots of people heading up on my way down. Ma...

  • Burstall pass

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    Distance
    7.16mi
    Elevation +
    807f
    TrailRank
    36
    Photo ofBurstall pass Photo ofBurstall pass Photo ofBurstall pass

    Wear waterproof shoes, as there is a lot of creeks crossing. The last 3k are uphill, and in spring there is avalanche terrain so maybe you can't reach the pass. This happened to us, the last 48hs were snowing and there w...

  • Distance
    9.22mi
    Elevation +
    912f
    TrailRank
    35
    Photo ofWateridge Lake - Karst Spring - Spray Creek Photo ofWateridge Lake - Karst Spring - Spray Creek Photo ofWateridge Lake - Karst Spring - Spray Creek

    From the Mt Shark trailhead follow signs Wateridge Lake - Karst Spring. It is an easy hike with just a few heightmeter. There are more challenging trails. But the nature is nice. The lake is beautiful and the spring real...

  • Wasooch ridge to highest point

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    Distance
    8.63mi
    Elevation +
    4590f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofWasooch ridge to highest point Photo ofWasooch ridge to highest point Photo ofWasooch ridge to highest point

    A very enjoyable day. The first 5 km or so are easy to moderate. The last km is real scrambling and requires confidence up and down climbing on easy 5th class with exposure. The rock itself is generally very good. The c...

  • SARRAIL RIDGE

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    Distance
    7.06mi
    Elevation +
    2592f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofSARRAIL RIDGE Photo ofSARRAIL RIDGE Photo ofSARRAIL RIDGE

    A strenuous hike up to one of the best views in Kananaskis. Starts to follow Upper Kananaskis lake and past the waterfall it branches left and starts the climb to Rawson Lake. Refresh yourself there and get ready for the...

  • Elbow Lake and Rae Glacier

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    Distance
    5.56mi
    Elevation +
    1447f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofElbow Lake and Rae Glacier Photo ofElbow Lake and Rae Glacier Photo ofElbow Lake and Rae Glacier

    Great easy/moderate hike! We took our parents and our dog and they loved it. The trail starts out steep but well marked up to the Elbow Lake campground. Continuing around the lake, you turn right towards Mount Rae and tr...

  • Reads Tower

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    Distance
    4.64mi
    Elevation +
    2238f
    TrailRank
    34
    Photo ofReads Tower Photo ofReads Tower Photo ofReads Tower

    Lost reception when batteries died on the way up. The track continues where I replaced them. For more accuracy, it may be worth using the way down. Great little trail for views. Hiking along a pretty good trail but once ...

  • Birdwood Pass

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    Distance
    6.48mi
    Elevation +
    2428f
    TrailRank
    25
    Photo ofBirdwood Pass Photo ofBirdwood Pass Photo ofBirdwood Pass

    Birdwood Pass from Shark Road in Kananaskis Country. One way approximately 10 km with elevation gain of 600 m.

  • Memorial lake#3

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    Distance
    13.09mi
    Elevation +
    2612f
    TrailRank
    24
    Photo ofMemorial lake#3 Photo ofMemorial lake#3 Photo ofMemorial lake#3

    Excellent hike , couple of techical parts from lake 2-3, great to see the memorial plaque for the 13 lives lost !!

  • King Creek Ridge

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    Distance
    4.53mi
    Elevation +
    2343f
    TrailRank
    24

    From: https://10hikes.com/canada/canmore-hikes/hike-king-creek-ridge/# This exciting, yet challenging hike seems easy on paper, but the steepness of the early ascent is deceptive. From the parking lot, walk out to H...

  • James Walker

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    Distance
    10.17mi
    Elevation +
    2822f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofJames Walker Photo ofJames Walker Photo ofJames Walker

    A pleasant hike until you get to the scree to make the summit. Don’t continue to follow this route. It’s off by quite a bit.

  • Poceterra ridge to pocaterra pass

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    Distance
    7.52mi
    Elevation +
    2343f
    TrailRank
    23
    Photo ofPoceterra ridge to pocaterra pass Photo ofPoceterra ridge to pocaterra pass Photo ofPoceterra ridge to pocaterra pass

    Up the pass was awesome walk, lateral down on scree slab, and then lots of big heavy rock down to the pass, trail is hard to find except for the last kilometer and a half through the trees

  • Troll Falls to Hay meadows loop

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    Distance
    1.91mi
    Elevation +
    105f
    TrailRank
    22
    Photo ofTroll Falls to Hay meadows loop Photo ofTroll Falls to Hay meadows loop Photo ofTroll Falls to Hay meadows loop

    Gorgeous easy hike to a waterfalland through flower filled meadows. I forgot to start the map at the beginning so park and start at troll falls trailhead

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