Distance 8.8 km return, height gain 620 m, moderately strenuous
A short, strenuous hike through a beautiful cirque to the highest peak of Pocaterra Ridge with extensive views of the surrounding peaks and cirques. In larch season, the cirque is absolutely stunning.
Start: Hwy. 40 at Highwood Pass parking lot.
Difficulty: Initial trail is very braided and muddy in places. Once in the cirque, there is a good trail, steep in places, right to the summit.
The first section of this trail also gives access to Highwood Ridge
and Grizzly Col
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #49B
Trailhead: Highwood Pass 50.595956N, -114.985319W
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Last updated Sep 26, 2018