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nice great area for hot day to swim

Nice hike up, but no real views in the forest until you get to a clearing, or until you reach the tree line. Some parts are pretty steep. Poles are highly recommended (as is bug spray!!!). Once you clear the tree line there are lots of options for scrambling, the summit is to climbers right. I saw multiple marmots up on the summit ridge. I found the descent a bit slippery on the way down in a couple of spots once you are back in the forest but that is mostly due to the grade. Amazing views from the top!

This hike was quite spectacular. You ascend though the trees for quite a while. When you get past the tree line you hit the first rest area with a pretty nice view of Maligne Lake. Highly recommend continuing up to the summit though. If you take the trail to the left it gets a tad steep but is well worth it. Some of the trail is poorly marked near the top and you get to make your own trail. There are actually a few places to summit in this area. The farthest one seems to be where the faint trail takes you. There is some snow in patches but very doable with hiking shoes/boots. The views from the summit are breathtaking. Very cool.

What a hike! It is definitely one pf the best hikes around area. It is well hiden and not that popular, and once you start you understand why. It is pretty difficult hike, which took 5 hours to complete it. Some parts are really steep, suggest to use poles. Also better to choose sunny day, cause once you are the top it gets really windy and cold. The trail is easy to follow and really fun to get down. All in all amazing hike for tjose who looking fun and challenging hike!

Simply amazing!! My favorite walk of the 20+ I did in the Rockies. The last part up to tree line is really steep, but well worth it once you reach the top. My advice: walk to the very last top! What a view!!!

hiking
22 days ago

Moderate trail with amazing views. not much snow left to melt now.. We made it all the way to the summit and looped back down. Well worth it!!!

walking
24 days ago

My favorite waterfall in Jasper! So gorgeous. Easy for everyone to see the top of the falls! Not a “hike” more like a scenic walk!

Amazing hike and we go nearly to the top but there was just too much waist deep snow for "normal" hiking gear. But the views are just stunning on a clear day. The hike itself is not too difficult.

hiking
27 days ago

Great and short hike to start off the day.sadly we did not see any moose but we met someone who did. You should do the hike early

Done this hike twice now love it. took 8hrs lots of loose rock when close to top which makes it hard coming down. great views. easy to follow trail.

Awesome mixture of inclines, starts easy & gets steep. Minimal scrambling although there is a lot of loose rock at the approach to the summit. Amazing 360 degree views! I reached the summit in 2hrs 17mins & was stopping to take photos along the way.

Mid May and there still was a lot of snow in the trail. It's doable, I would recommend to have waterproof pants. We couldn't reach the summit because of the snow, but the views were amazing.

Tough hike, beautiful view, a little scary right at the top on a windy day though with a steep drop off to the other side! (I may have made it to the summit at the wrong spot however. Wasn’t using this app, just a vague description we found online).

hiking
3 months ago

Easy hike for families with great views and scenery. Make sure you go down the canyon to the water and get a family photo! Well worth the stop. Not a lot of people in May.

Loved this. my brother pushed us to get up in only 90 minutes and down in 35. That's probably just about the fastest you can expect to do it. More likely will take 2-6 hours at a leisurely pace. The view was amazing and absolutely worth the long hike. Very step trail at the end.

hiking
5 months ago

Beautiful area, easy access. A little busy at times but still worth it and has awesome cliff jumping.

backpacking
6 months ago

One of my fave backpacks this summer. A repeater for sure.

hiking
8 months ago

Fantastic payoff at the top, glad we went up the first steep part, the fire road does add more distance. Probably the highlight hike of our trip. Wore us out pretty good though we weren't in the best shape. Not to be missed!

walking
8 months ago

excellent photo spot with fantastic views

hiking
8 months ago

Fantastic hike one of the best views from all the hikes I have done and have done a lot in the area. I definitely wouldn't class it as as hard hike though, part of one loop is on a fire track and the other isn't very steep or hard also no scree or scrambling at all. There is 2 false summits MAKE SURE you push on to the summit the view is worth it and the hike from both false summits to the true summit is very easy.

9 months ago

The All Trails map more accurately depicts the fairly easily followed trail. If you want to follow the shore line on the inside of the "horse shoe" as shown on the map at the trail head, be prepared to hunt for your route and to scramble up and down some rock ledges. It is a beautiful area.

hard.. but definately worth the view.

Beautiful fairly easy hike to multiple viewpoints.

this trail is much longer than stated on this app. we hiked for 1.25 hours up expecting to reach the summit. we saw no signs of this trail reaching the top anytime soon so i pulled up this website with a better description of the trail: http://www.trailpeak.com/index.jsp?con=trail&val=6143&md=OLD

this is a big long arduous hike similar in climb to the grouse grind but longer. we had to turn back as we weren't properly equipped/provisioned to reach the top. I'm sure it is well worth it but we will have to wait and see for another time.

Le brouillard et la pluie nous ont privé de la vue au sommet....

hiking
9 months ago

A bit of everything! A mix of steady climb and Tough uphills, stunning panoramic views (if it weren't for the smoke, this would have been my favorite hike ever), and an interesting loop trail with views of Maligne lake on the descent. Some expert navigation on the way down but overall, can be tackled by people of all fitness levels.

nature trips
9 months ago

cool to see, more of a tourist attraction than a hike, but the north side of the road is cool to walk threw the canyon walls more

Definitely a good hike! All uphill, would've been useful to have hiking poles for sure. I'd also say roundtrip this trail was closer to 11km.

hiking
10 months ago

amazing vievs

10 months ago

Pretty easy hike, no one there in late June and the views were really amazing! Really worth it.

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