In 2016, if you had asked me if I would ever run an ultra-marathon, I likely would have laughed at the notion and dismissed the thought of ever having a desire to put my body through the torture that endurance athletes such as ultra-runners endure. Racing 50+ kilometers up the side of a mountain never…
A classic snowshoeing trail with spectacular scenery. The trail immediately begins to climb in elevation before leveling out in a valley and ending at a mountain lake. This trail is shared with cross-country skiers for the first 200m, then splits off into separate trails for snowshoeing and cross-country skiers. Make sure to follow the signs.…
Access the trailhead at the Grotto Lake parking lot 12 kms from Canmore on the 1A highway past the Baymag plant#2.
The creek bed is approximately 1 kilometer from the parking lot.
Info 1723 Bow Valley Trail, Canmore, AB Open daily from 6-11 pm The Park Once the site of an open-pit coal mine, Quarry Lake is now one of Canmore’s most cherished parks. Quarry Lake’s reclaimed mining quarry boasts a 100m deep lake, picnic area, trails, swimming area, and great off-leash dog park. A popular summer…
Drive along Bow Valley Trail and turn left onto Benchlands Trail.
Follow the road untilyou see the parking lot on the left side of the road, just before the Cougar Creek Bridge.