Activity Information

Hikers

Skyline trail/Jasper NP

08/08/13 (Thu) - 08/11/13 (Sun)

Trip
Seattle Backpacking


Glen Strachan

TBA


Experience Jasper's highest trail and one of Canadian Rockies' premier scenic backpacks. Traversing the Maligne Range, travel though high meadows, over ridges, and enjoy expansive dramatic mountain landscapes with glimpses of wildlife, perhaps the rare woodland caribou. Description in Canadian Rockies Trail Guide; topos Athabasca Falls 83C/12, Medicine Lake 83C/13.

August 8-11, Thur.-Sun. – Skyline Trail, Jasper National Park, Canadian Rockies, Alberta (S) (National Geographic–Jasper South; Medicine Lake, 83 C/13 West; Athabasca Falls, 83 C/12) 27.4 mi, 4,600’ gain, 6,300’ loss. Max. Altitude, 8,300’. Moderate pace. Jasper National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies. It is located in Alberta and bordered on the west side by stunning Mt. Robson Provincial Park. The alpine landscape of Jasper contains spe... More

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Trip Data
Moderate/Strenuous
2700
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