Distance 6.4 km return, height gain 60 m, easy
As ponds go it's a bit of a rarity because it's been excavated by climax avalanches shooting down the 580-m-high gully from the ridge above. The ejected material piled up in a mound on the downhill side and the hole filled up with water.
Start: Start: Hwy. 742 (Smith-Dorrien-Spray Trail) at Burstall Pass parking lot.
Difficulty: Easy hiking, then wet meadows and an easy stream crossing. An easy snowshoe in winter.
The pool is located close to the northeast end of Third Burstall Lake. The small pond is marked on the topo map at 173272. For details see blog
Please refer to the trail description in the guidebook, especially for unofficial, off-trail hikes.
Kananaskis Country Trail Guide Volume 1 Trail #88B
Trailhead: Burstall Pass 50.790847N, -115.303494W
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Last updated Nov 9, 2019