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Birthday hike to Jumpingpound Summit and beyond, Kananaskis

June 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Description:

It’s Lori’s birthday so we’ll hike for cupcakes! This scenic trail takes you to breathtaking views of the front ranges. We’ll hike beyond Jumpingpound Summit along grassy slopes to big views and our lunch spot.

Meet Place:

Allen Bill trailhead, Elbow Falls Trail (Hwy 66) Kananaskis

Directions:

This trailhead is about a 45-55 minute drive from Calgary.

  1. Access Hwy. 66 from Hwy. 22 (Hwy. 22 becomes Hwy. 66) or from Hwy. 8 (Glenmore Trail West).
  2. Follow Hwy. 66 into Kananaskis Country
  3. Go past the Information Centre and watch for the “Allen Bill” sign.
  4. The sign and parking is just past the Elbow River Crossing at the bottom of long, gradual hill.

Distance/Length:

Rated* (MOD), 10 km + 500 meters elevation gain: 4-5 hours hiking time

*Please see the drop menu below for an explanation of ratings

Carpool Option:

When possible, carpooling will be arranged from the meet place.

Details

Date:
June 9
Time:
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Category:

Location

Allen Bill Day Use Area
W826+H8
Bragg Creek, Alberta T0L 0K0 Canada
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