Distance 4.9 km return, height gain 405 m, moderate
From Rainy Summit, a route has developed over the years up an east ridge of Powderface Ridge, with most people just reaching the viewpoint. A few go on to Rainy Summit Overlook (Sunrise Hill) at 524326.
Start: Hwy. 66 (Elbow Falls Trail) at Rainy Summit lay-by with interpretive sign. Park at the west end.
Difficulty: The going is occasionally steep and stony.
A new, easier-to-follow start has developed in recent years. See map.
- Descending the rocky ridge.
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 2 Trail #30
Trailhead: Rainy Summit 50.82915N, -114.8154W
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Last updated Sep 29, 2017