Pocaterra Ridge is a 4.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Exshaw, AB that features a lake. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and snowboarding. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.
dogs on leash
Our group managed to complete this without hiking poles (incline heavy) and the right footwear (muddy after a day of rain). Definately recommend for large dogs, and the view up top is amazing!
Did this hike yesterday. Went from north to south. Initial grunt up to the first peak is a lung buster, but once you are up on the ridge the views are spectacular and so worth the effort. Had some amazing larch tree patches. We had snow at the top of peak 3 and 4 making the scrambling a little more treacherous. The last part hiking into the south parking lot was long and tiring. This a full day hike!!! Start early or you'll be rushing to beat the sun going down. It is a long 7km.