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Ha Ling Peak

Mount Lawrence Grass | Spray Lakes Road, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Ranked #5 of 24 Attractions in Canmore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Outdoors
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This hike has everything! We started at the bottom in fine weather (October 24th) and passed many people who were on the way down who warned us it was very windy at the top! As we went higher and reached the snow line, the going looked interesting to say the least, especially for the way back down as people were... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The views of the Bow Valley from the top are magnificent and worth the effort. The trail does get progressively steeper and more difficult. If the summit scramble becomes too technical, the views are still amazing from the saddle below the summit. For a first hike to the top of a mountain, this is definitely my first choice!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The way up is a bit painful as it is up all the way but you're rewarded with great views since you break the tree lines. At the top there is a nice scramble with a great view over the cliff.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Not too strenuous hike that offers a nice bird's eye view of Canmore. Took us about 3 hours return. Did this hike in late June and most (if not all) of the paths were clear of snow.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

It was much steeper than anticipated, however, after taking our time getting to the top in roughly 2 hours, it was a quick decent down. We did the entire hike in roughly 3 hours 30 minutes, though, it was a workout. At the top you can see the beauty of the Canadian Rockies, Canmore and on a clear day Calgary.... More

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Canmore, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

If you have limited time and don't a short tough hike Ha ling peak is the best short summit hike in the area. Dress warm and be ready for any weather up top . Its windy up top.

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Hunt Valley, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Incredible climb up thru icy snow covered switch backs to tree line then over scree to summit. Vista at top was incredible and worth the effort. Met friendly folks from Czech Germany and Canadians. Very cold at the top but refreshing after a strenuous climb...My quads and glutes got an amazing workout and we will cherish the photos from up... More

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The trail head is across the road from the trail head of Goat Creek. On a cloudy or rainy day, bring your rain coat, hat, gloves. Switch back trail, pretty straight up, but do-able. We did this in September on a cool rainy day, ran into hail/rain at peak. Beautiful views, great climb, overlooks town.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Excellent hike with really great views. We hiked in mid april and there was still lots of snow and ice which made for some very slippery sections. Nonetheless, a nice hike that doesn't take more than a few hours.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Friends brought us here for our first hike. We went in late June when the snow was cleared off Ha Ling but surrounding peaks were still snowy. In my opinion this is a must-do hike in Canmore. Compared to other peaks that I have ascended this is an relatively easy climb. You will not get better views than this for... More

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