Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Lookout (Winter)


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This 5.2 km one-way trail with 200 metres (650 ft) elevation gain is accessed off of Pocaterra Trail, 500 m south of the Whiskey Jack junction. It climbs to the fire lookout and provides panoramic views of the area. In the winter, the trail continues south to connect with Hydroline Trail, but in the summer the trail is an out-and-back due to unbridged stream crossings.
Note for commercial guides/instructors and school/community groups - there is a group size limit of 15 persons on this trail. Refer to permits for more information or phone 403-851-220


Always use extra caution on Lookout, particularly the steep south side. Spring melt/freeze conditions are showing up on south facing aspects. 

The north side of Lookout from Tyrwhitt to the summit was groomed on April 18; the remainder was done on April 11th.


Groomed: Apr 18  Track Set: Apr 11

    Length:4.9 km
    WinterCross Country Skiing
    Trail Map Winter Trails
    Trail Report:Peter Lougheed
    Trails  Kananaskis Country  - All Parks
    Updated: Apr 18, 2021