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Updated: Jul 22, 2017

Peter Lougheed Trail Report

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Updated: July 22, 2017

Trails are dry and in good condition. North and east facing slopes still hold snow and may require glissading and additional gear. Be prepared to arrest a fall if venturing into the alpine. Water levels have peaked, but still remain high and potentially dangerous. Be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions.

Notes:

  1. Bears and cougars are active - Carry bear spray, keep dogs on leash, remain observant and observe wildlife safety techniques
  2. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

Closures:

  1. Construction Closure - Canyon Interpretive Trail
  2. Bear Closure- Chester Lake Trail

Advisories

  1. Fires are prohibited in backcountry campgrounds.

Open

Open

Burstall Pass
1. Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail only 

Open

Chester Lake
1. Bikes permitted on the first 2.7 km only 2. Bear closure in effect    

Closed

Chester Lake Snowshoe
 
Seasonal Closure - May 1 to June 29

Open

Elk Pass Snowshoe
 
The Elk Pass Snowshoe Trail starts at the north end of the Elk Pass Day Use area and parking lot.

Open

Open

Kananaskis Canyon Interpretive
Trail damaged due to dam construction

Closed

Open

Lookout
The south side of the trail, beyond the Lookout Tower, is not maintained in summer and there are unbridged stream crossings

Warning

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Open

Three Isle Lake
1. Bikes only permitted to Invincible Creek, 3.8 km from trailhead

Open

Open

Upper Lake Connector
 
This trail connects Elk Pass Day Use area to Upper Lake Day Use area, providing an alternative access to Elk Pass when the parking area is busy.

Open

Open

Open

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