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Mount Bryant Loop is a 13.8 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Kananaskis Improvement, Alberta, Canada that features a lake and is rated as difficult. The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking and is best used from May until November. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Length 13.8 mi Elevation gain 6,423 ft Route type Loop

Dogs on leash

Backpacking

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Chelsea Webster
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Hiking

I did the hike into the lake then summited Mt Bryant, which is to the left side of the lake when you're approaching. it's just under 18km round trip. the creek bed is challenging but there is a trail that cuts across from side to side once you get out of the large first basin. hard to see on the way up but more obvious on the way down. the summit route it via a trail just to the left when you pop out at the lake. when the trail ends, just go up. there are some faint sections of trail but mostly irrelevant as you just need to go basically straight up. you can go down more towards the other side of the lake but there is sketchy down climbing so NOT for the faint at heart on that side. if that's not for you, just stick with the same route you used to go up. it's quite an effort to summit (no scrambling) but SO worth it! views at the summit go on forever. it felt like the view of a thousand peaks. this hike is low traffic and very underrated!

Kait Lefaivre
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Backpacking
First to Review

Did a 2 night camp trip up to the lake. Trail is difficult at times to follow - when you cut up into the tree line to get over the ridge you see cairns on the left side of the creek it looks like the trail goes up. Do not go up through the moss, go right up the dirt trail that is slightly eroded holding onto roots. The moss trail does not connect with the main trail. Up at the lake there was a chubby rock marmot who chewed through a bunch of our gear - leave nothing out at night (packs or shoes etc.) or when you are away from your site during the day. On the second day we climbed to the ridge which is to the right of the lake, challenging but very fun. We did not do the loop but went back out the way we came about 3.5 hours each way. Beautiful views exciting hike!

Jenn Schmitz
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Mark Jesney
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Susan Chalier
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Hatem Ibrahim
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Brad Colford
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