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Worth the workout

The hike is steep but the path is well maintained. We even passed a runner training for iron man... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ron U
The views are worth the sweat

Fantastic 360 views at the top. This hike can get busy after 10 a.m. Strenuous hike with a wide... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2018
Kristyne T
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Mount Lawrence Grass | Spray Lakes Road, Canmore, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The hike is steep but the path is well maintained. We even passed a runner training for iron man (actually he passed us, twice!) The top is above the tree line, and the brave souls that look over the edge are rewarded with a panoramic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 9, 2018

Fantastic 360 views at the top. This hike can get busy after 10 a.m. Strenuous hike with a wide, well-groomed trail. The last quarter of the hike is in the sun so wear sun screen! Total time was 1.5 hours up and 1.5 down.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kristyne T
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Be sure to use proper foot wear as run into loose shale/skree near the top. Water and energy food good idea. If affected by altitude water and dark chocolate helps. Moderate level hike as while not mountain climbing, there are some steeper parts

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 23, 2018

So... ages 62-66 hiked to the top. All reasonably fit, took us 2.5 hours to ascend and 1.5 to return. Spoke with some locals in town prior to going who said it was easy to moderate but we are not use to the altitude and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank photolover75
Reviewed August 12, 2018

Not a super long hike, but quite steep. Nice views while going up, and absolutely stunning at the top. If you’re not afraid of heights, you can have a nice picnic near the ledge at the top, overlooking Canmore. Breathtaking!

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Traveller5324
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

One of the standout features in Canmore. A visit at sunrise is recommended to really appreciate the beauty of the mountain. Great history to the name.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Barry L
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Great views of the townsite and valley, and a shorter hike lasting 2-3 hours. Its steep the entire way up.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Brad V
Reviewed July 31, 2018

If you are physically fit you will be able to manage this route, even if you don't regularly hike. It is almost exclusively uphill the whole way but apart from the rocky top 10%, it is mostly straightforward trail and difficult to get too lost,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Garold_of_Stone
Reviewed July 27, 2018

Tough but not so difficult hike, basically just straight up to the peak. The views from the peak are amazing!! It's busy, so be there early in the day if possible. Bring lots of water on a warm summer day. Washrooms available at parking lot....More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank A O
Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

This is a tough hike but it was a good one for us with different levels. The more fit of us went ahead and further while there were other trails nearby for me to enjoy when I’d gone far enough. There’s not a lot to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Kim M
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February 17, 2017|
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Response from Louise B | Reviewed this property |
it is open now but not all year. closes in november. open now, no snow, easy tracks and well marked and a lot of people climb this!!!
January 12, 2017|
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Response from Gord A | Reviewed this property |
Not good at this time of year being high altitude and lots of snow.