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.
Note: 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