Hiking - Jasper National Park

A common Calgary pastime, of course. Perpetually under construction...

Follow hyperlinks to hike-specific pages.

Note: I have the Topo Maps Canada app on my phone, which is helpful for route-finding.


Opal Hills [July 10, 2020]

  • Very enjoyable loop through an alpine meadow, with a side trip to the ridge for very nice views of Moraine Lake.

Path of the Glacier/Cavell Meadows Trail [August 9, 2013]

  • Really nice hike, not too strenuous. 800 m to the end of the Path of the Glacier trail, then 7 km return on the Cavell Meadows trail, with 500 m elevation.

  • Parks Canada trail info

Sulphur Skyline [August 10, 2013]

  • Fanastic views with a soak in the hot springs at the end. Access from Miette Hotsprings parking lot. 8 km return and 700 m elevation.

  • Parks Canada trail info

Whistlers Summit and Indian Ridge [July 8, 2020]

  • Steep but short trip to the summit from the gondola, with panoramic views. Indian Ridge is more technical and quite steep.