KING CREEK RIDGE
Distance 7.0 km return, height gain 731 m, moderately strenuous
The ridge north of King Creek, also called Kiska tha Iyarhe, or “Goat Mountain” by the Stoneys, is a strenuous climb on trail to a fantastic viewpoint.
Start: Hwy. 40 (Kananaskis Trail) at King Creek day-use area.
Difficulty: The new and improved trail (see guidebook) up the west flank is still a sweaty grunt on a hot day.
Note: The descent to the north fork is difficult and not reccommended. The fork itself is reported as an "arduous journey over giant boulders, deadfall & gravel walls to rock hop & repeated creek-crossings towards the canyon as the trail is 98% gone post flooding. The 3 1/2 km leg took about 3 hours."

Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #43

Trailhead: King Creek 50.7173N, -115.10795W

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Last updated Jul 9, 2016