Distance 3.9 km loop, height gain 20 m, easy
This hike follows trails below Grotto Mountain between Echo Canyon Creek and Graymont Exshaw Quarry. This is the southern end of the Canmore benchlands. See sketch map on page 293.
Start: Hwy. 1A (Bow Valley Trail). At 870 m east of Indian Flats Road, just past Echo Canyon Creek, park on the grass verge. No pullout or trail sign.
Difficulty: Easy hiking on good trails.
Note: #73B Jawbone Loop give an additional 2.3 km of hiking.
  • View from G8 Loop.

Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 3 Trail #73A

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Last updated Jul 4, 2017