Distance 12.2 km return, height gain 1250 m, strenuous
The east face of the mountain is split by a central gully (the shaft) crossed at the two thirds height by a transverse ledge. The easiest route for hikers goes up the right side of the shaft.
Start: Park off road at 710853, 5 km west of the K Country boundary.
Difficulty: A tedious scree slog with no exposure.
Note: Scramblers who can handle moderately difficult rock should take Andrewâ€™s route in More Scramblesâ€”the firmer northeast ridge to the right.
- Holy Cross Mountain from the walk in.
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 5 Trail #8
Trail start: Gunnery Creek 50.39447N, -114.59367W
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Last updated Sep 4, 2016