Grassi Lakes Trail

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Distance:
3.9 km
Difficulty:
Easy
Elev. gain:
165 meters
Time required:
1 - 2 hours
Bikes permitted:
Yes
Dogs permitted:
Yes

Directions to trail head

In Canmore follow the directions to the Canmore Nordic Centre. You will end up driving down 8th Street turning left on 8th Avenue. The trailhead is 1 kilometer north (uphill) of the Nordic Centre turnoff on the left hand side of the road.

Hike Description

This is a popular hike and a very popular area for sport climbers. The trail leads to two small turquoise blue lakes. Their colour is absolutely amazing. From the parking lot the trail starts behind the washrooms. Approximately 100 meters into the hike is the first intersection (waypoint #002). At this point you can choose the easy or more difficult route. The easy route appears to be a fire road but by taking this route you miss out on the views of Canmore and the Bow Valley. The more difficult route is not very difficult but as always you have to watch your footing. On the more difficult route there is a series of stairs to make the climb easier. On the way up are great views of Ha Ling Peak and at the top the two lakes.


Grassi Lakes Trail



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