Mount Indefatigable

Mount Indefatigable near Canmore, AB


This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 4 out of 5 stars
10 kms
4hours
moderate
Hiking
Spring, Fall, Summer
Canmore, AB
User hiker52red
The trail starts in good tree coverage for a short bit. Then the trail follows a open rock ridge (no shade here) with a steady incline up to the first look out area. There is one part (only about 20-30ft) where there is a narrow bit only about 4ft wide. From here there is a great view of the Valley and both upper and lower lakes. You can continue on into the trees (less incline for a while). Then you will come across a well worn trail that will take you up to the summit. There is lots of nice views along the way, including more of the lakes and a nice one of a basin with a small pnd in it. The trip to the summit gets steep again. You'll lose the trees and eventually get into some scrambling to the top.

Directions:

Head to the Kanninaskis Lakes on highway 40. The trail starts at the upper Kanninaskis upper lake north parking lot. Head up the north trail and cross the concrete bridge. The trail head starts less than 100 M from the bridge (your first right). The trail head is a bit overgrown and has large rocks blocking it. Once you get past it it opens up and is very well maintained.


Please check the bottom of the Description (above left; click) for the author's written directions.

Post a Review

Please  Sign-In  or  Register for free in order to post reviews


Instructions:


(a) Click Wiki Edit This Page to get placed in edit mode

(b) When finished, your update is available to view as draft

     (click wiki update pending in trail to see draft)


* note: editors are notified and must approve the change
Download Gps
By joetoe5Posted By: joetoe5  - Fri Jul 24 07:42:52 UTC 2015 Not Rated Comment If you have GPS finding the turn off to this trail will be easy. There is still a big sign suggesting you not to hike this trail due to high grizzly activity that indicates the turnoff, but it is easy to miss.

The hike itself was difficult and epic...took me 75 minutes to reach the summit at good pace. The views from the top are well worth the effort.
By wmshockeyPosted By: wmshockey  - Sun Jun 21 23:50:00 UTC 2015 Not Rated Comment We tried to hike this today (June 21st, 2015) but could not find the trailhead. We have hiked it before in previous years with no problem but it appears that all signage and the start of the actual trail itself have disappeared, probably due to the 2013 floods. There were other groups out looking for the trail today as well but could not find it. Will go back armed with the GPS next time and may need to do some bushwacking to find it.
By mmlandry2Posted By: mmlandry2  - Mon Aug 02 07:34:39 UTC 2010 This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars This trail was given a rating of 5 out of 5 stars Upside Beautiful views Downside Lots of other people on weekends
Trail is decommissioned
Comment Brand new sign posted accross trailhead: Indefatigable trail decommissioned in 2005 because it is inhabited by grizzlies


Copyright © 2001 - 2018 trailpeak.com