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Best trails in Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area

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Looking for a great trail in Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area, Alberta? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, forest trails, views trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Gearing up for a challenge? There are 7 hard trails in Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area ranging from 10 to 56.6 km and from 1,744 to 2,857 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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#1 - Tent Ridge Horseshoe
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 10.0 km • Est. 4 h 20 m
In winter, this trail is considered backcountry and an avalanche hazard exists. Read about terrain classification here: https://www.albertaparks.ca/media/2939773/atr_ates.pdf See the Forecast: AvalancShow more
#2 - Mount Smuts via Mount Smutwood Route
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 16.9 km • Est. 6 h 48 m
Mount Smuts via Mount Smutwood Route is a 16.9 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a river and is rated as difficult. The traiShow more
#3 - Assiniboine Lodge, Wonder Pass, Marvel Lake, and Mount Shark Trailhead
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 54.2 km • Est. Multi-day
Assiniboine Lodge, Wonder Pass, Marvel Lake, and Mount Shark Trailhead is a 54.2 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near East Kootenay G, British Columbia, Canada that featuresShow more
#4 - Assiniboine Pass (Wonder Pass) Loop
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 51.7 km • Est. Multi-day
Please note that there is a $10 fee for parking due to this area being a conservation area. Please note that the restrooms are currently closed due to COVID-19.Show more
#5 - Assiniboine Pass Trail to the Nub
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 56.6 km • Est. Multi-day
Assiniboine Pass Trail to the Nub is a 56.6 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a great forest setting and is only recShow more
#6 - Burstall Campground via Great Divide Trail
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 36.9 km • Est. 11 h 57 m
Burstall Campground via Great Divide Trail is a 36.9 kilometer lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate.Show more
#7 - Bryant Creek Shelter via Mount Shark TH
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 26.7 km • Est. 8 h 20 m
Bryant Creek Shelter via Mount Shark TH is a 26.7 kilometer out and back trail located near Canmore, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used Show more
#8 - Mount Shark
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 14.6 km • Est. 6 h 18 m
Mount Shark was an exciting scramble. You can pick lines up this mountain. We recommend going to see the source of Karst spring - it’s definitely worth the extra kilometers.Show more
#9 - Allenby Pass
Mount Shark Trailhead Provincial Recreation Area
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Length: 47.5 km • Est. Multi-day
Allenby Pass is a 47.5 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as difficult. The trailShow more