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Hiking

Activity

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

King Creek Ridge & Mt. Hood

– Max. Elev. 2,420 m / 7,940ft. –
Elbow-Sheep Wildland / Peter Lougheed / Kananaskis Country

Lineham Falls

– Max. Elev. 1,985 m / 6,512ft. –
Waterton National Park

Little Yoho Valley Day 1

– Max. Elev. 2,845 m / 9,334ft. –
Little Yoho Valley / Yoho National Park

Maligne Canyon

– Max. Elev. 1,160 m / 3,806ft. –
Jasper National Park

Mount Bourgeau

– Max. Elev. 2,930 m / 9,613ft. –
Banff National Park / Alberta

Mount Fairview & Saddle Mountain

– Max. Elev. 2,748 m / 9,016ft. –
Lake Louise / Banff National Park

Mount Forbes

– Max. Elev. 3,612 m / 11,850ft. –
Icefields Parkway (South) / Banff National Park

Mount Hardisty

– Max. Elev. 2,715 m / 8,907ft. –
Icefields Parkway (North) / Jasper National Park

Mount Hood

– Max. Elev. 3,429 m / 11,250ft. –
Pacific Northwest / The United States

Mount Hood & King Creek Ridge

– Max. Elev. 2,903 m / 9,524ft. –
Elbow-Sheep Wildland / Peter Lougheed / Kananaskis Country

Mount Rainier

– Max. Elev. 4,392 m / 14,409ft. –
Pacific Northwest / The United States

Mount Saskatoon

– Max. Elev. 1,811 m / 5,942ft. –
Crowsnest Pass