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Hiking itself shouldn't require much of a description, as it's essentially the act of walking in a non-urban environment. However, I will point out that trips listed here with the hiking/scrambling combination are likely hikes for the majority of their duration, but will include more difficult sections that could require as much as hands-on climbing (read through the descriptions for specific details). I also highly recommend the use of trekking poles while hiking. It's not just about stability; trekking poles are great for getting extra propulsion on flats and inclines, and for distributing impacts on descents. Learning how to use them properly will allow you to travel further, faster.

Reports featuring this activity

Akamina Ridge & Forum Peak

– Max. Elev. 2,565 m / 8,415ft. –
Waterton National Park / Alberta

Alpland Peak

– Max. Elev. 2,676 m / 8,780ft. –
Maligne Lake / Jasper National Park

Beauty Creek & Stanley Falls

– Max. Elev. 1,687 m / 5,535ft. –
Columbia Icefields / Icefields Parkway (North) / Jasper National Park

Big Bend Peak

– Max. Elev. 2,824 m / 9,265ft. –
Icefields Parkway (North) / Banff National Park

Chief Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,771 m / 9,091ft. –
Glacier National Park / The United States

Cirque Peak & Helen Lake

– Max. Elev. 2,993 m / 9,820ft. –
Icefields Parkway (South) / Banff National Park

Crypt Lake

– Max. Elev. 2,004 m / 6,575ft. –
Waterton National Park

Devon Valley

– Max. Elev. 704 m / 2,310ft. –
Edmonton Region

Elliot Peak & Sentinel Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,880 m / 9,449ft. –
David Thompson Country / Alberta

Grotto Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,728 m / 8,950ft. –
Canmore / Alberta

Hawk Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,553 m / 8,376ft. –
Jasper Lake Region / Jasper National Park

Heart Mountain Circuit

– Max. Elev. 2,319 m / 7,608ft. –
Bow Valley Wildland / Canmore