Distance 13.6 km return, height gain 259 m, moderate
As a destination, Jewell Pass isn’t up to much, although the walking is pleasant enough. Most people use this trail in combination with Prairie View (#7) to make a 13.2 km loop.
Start: Hwy. 40 (Kananaskis Trail) at Barrier Dam day-use area on Barrier Lake Road.
Difficulty: An easy walk along good trails.
Note: This trail also connects the Kananaskis Valley to the Bow Valley via the trail in Quaite Creek Valley.
- The falls on the way to the pass
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #8
Trailhead: Barrier Dam 51.32355N, -115.038917W
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Last updated Jul 17, 2016