Best Winter Hikes: Canmore


The front range mountains near Calgary and Canmore  are generally low to no snow year round due to high winds. Hikers and scramblers in search of beautiful winter summit views are ascending the following peaks all year:


1: Doorjam Mountain & Loder Peak
Directions: click here
Distance: 11.7km
Elevation Gain: 904m

Views like this one make it easy to climb mountains every single day…#inlove #obsessed (Doorjam Mountain summit, AB. March 22, 2016)

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2: Emma’s Peak

Directions: click here
Distance: 9.4km
Elevation Gain: 865m

@jford.welsh on the summit of Emma’s Peak (Taken Oct 8, 2016)

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3: Ha Ling Peak

Directions: click here
Distance: 6.4km
Elevation Gain: 729m

Ha Ling from the summit of Miners Peak. Trail is in great shape! (taken Dec 8, 2016)

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4: Mount Lady MacDonald
Directions: click here
Distance: 10.2km
Elevation Gain: 1200m

Happy Friday!! May your weekend adventures be warm(ish) and filled with fun 👍

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5: Mary Barclay’s Mountain
Directions: click here
Distance: 7.5km
Elevation Gain: 850m


6: Wasootch Ridge
Directions: click here
Distance: 13.2km
Elevation Gain: 850m

@theraffinator claiming his billionth summit earlier today! Thanks for the fun day!!

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7: Sulphur Mountain
Directions: click here
Distance: 6.5km
Elevation Gain: 750m


8: Pigeon Mountain
Directions: click here
Distance: 15km
Elevation Gain: 980m

The summit of Pigeon Mountain with @ruchely @_compton_mt & @canmoresaira. Turkey: earned. (Taken oct 9, 2016)

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9: Wasootch Peak
Directions: click here
Distance: 5.8km
Elevation Gain: 900m


10: The Spoon Needle
Directions: click here
Distance: 8.4km
Elevation Gain: 1000m

Looking South along The Spoon Needle summit ridge (taken Jan 28, 2017)

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In Memory of Ken Arthur (Passed August 21, 2017, Turquoise Lake, AB):

Among the wild. Love you and miss you, Dad ❤ #onehundredhikesfordad #themountainsarecalling #neverstopexploring

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