Distance 15.6 km return, height gain 1359 m, strenuous
The Centennial Ridge Trail is the highest trail ever built in the Canadian Rockie. It's a suitably impressive route to the summit of Mount Allan. The trail traverses the mountain to Pigeon Mountain trailhead, but most people just go up and down from Ribbon Creek.
Start: Ribbon Creek parking.
Seasonal closure from Apr 1 to Jun 21 each year
Difficulty: A good trail on steep slopes with switchbacks. Expect both grass and scree, and two pitches of easy scrambling. Well marked with signposts, cairns and red paint splodges on rocks.
Note: Trail starts up Hidden trail as described in guidebook. The damaged section at the start along Coal Mine trail has now been repaired.
- Looking up the second step to Olympic Summit
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #24
Trailhead: Ribbon Creek 50.93293N, -115.14809W
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Last updated Jul 24, 2018