Distance 10.8 km loop, height gain 480 m, moderate
This tour from Chester Lake parking is one of the more open and scenic snowshoes in the Sawmill Area. It follows Snowdrift to about 700 m past the Headwall Lakes junction where a recently (2019) cleared trail heads due south before turning sharply NW to the High Rockies Trail which is followed back to the parking lot. See sketch map
Start: Hwy. 742 (Smith-Dorrien-Spray Trail) at Chester Lake parking lot.
Difficulty: Moderate with significant height gain. A lot of trail breaking after new snowfall!
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
This trail is not featured in any of our guidebooks
Trailhead: Chester Lake 50.7912N, -115.30062W
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