Best Backpacking in Alberta

This list represents the most popular backpacking in Alberta. Use this list to plan your next Alberta backpacking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

This popular trail follows a spectacular valley hemmed in by cliffs. All is easy to the ...
Galatea Creek was once a place for adventurers, being fraught with difficulty and uncertainty. ...
This long but easy hike, with the exception of a three-km pitch, takes you into the back ...
Although the moderately strenuous Buller Pass trail is perceived as being a backpacker's ...
Ever since geologist A. P. Coleman named this lake in 1893 after a cantankerous pack horse, ...
A long walk through the forest and alongside Entry Creek is rewarded by the scenery at ...
The best valley I know for producing sore feet! Winding deep into the heart of the Fairholme ...
A classic mountain beauty, Lake of the Falls bewitches all who go there. While this hike ...
The quintessential Ghost: canyons, cliffs, waterfalls, mountains shaped like tiaras, is ...
Walking up Evan-Thomas Creek to the pass is the least interesting of the options included ...
Aster Lake and the high glacial valleys under Mt. Joffre are not easy to get into. If ...
The north fork of the Ghost River, named Waiparous Creek by James Hector on December 10th, ...
A more strenuous leg that leaves the flats and climbs through the narrows into the upper ...
This is the easy main valley trail. Make of it what you will; a stroll to Lower Elk Lake ...
Even if you do spend most of your day walking, this is a useful trail for anglers moving ...
The eclectic selection of trails connecting the two major river systems runs parallel ...
Basically, this trail runs parallel to Powderface Trail the highway as far as Canyon Creek, ...
The trail designers boobed on this one. A perfectly logical route exists lower down, passing ...
The first and last days of this hike cover most of the distance that you travel on this ...
This shapely mountain, mistakenly called "Bandit" by climbers some 25 years ago (hence ...
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