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Bald Eagle Peak - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

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Bald Eagle Peak is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. At an elevation of 2,859 metres (9,383 ft), it is the ninth-highest peak in the province. The mountain was named for the bald eagles that nest on its slopes.

The mountain is composed of sedimentary rock and is heavily glaciated. There are several glaciers on the north and east sides of the peak, including the Bow Glacier, which flows down the north side of the peak. The mountain is a popular destination for climbers and hikers. There are several routes to the summit, most of which are Class 3 or 4 scrambles.

The views from the summit are spectacular, with 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The peak is also home to a variety of wildlife, including mountain goats, bighorn sheep, and grizzly bears.

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Bald Eagle Peak, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Bald Eagle Peak is located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the Kananaskis Trail (Hwy 40) for about 33 km until you reach the signed turnoff for the Bald Eagle Day Use Area.

Why visit Bald Eagle Peak

The Bald Eagle Peak in Alberta is a great place to visit because of its stunning views and its rich history. The peak is located in the Rocky Mountains, and it offers visitors amazing views of the surrounding area. The peak is also home to a number of historical sites, including a former fur trading post and a First Nations village. Visitors can also enjoy hiking and camping in the area.

Is Bald Eagle Peak in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on the family's individual interests and abilities. Some families might find Bald Eagle Peak a great place to hike and explore, while others might find the terrain too challenging.

Things not to be missed

Near Bald Eagle Peak, there are great activities to enjoy such as hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing. However, some not to be missed activities include the hike to Baldy Pass, the hike to Summit Lake, and the drive along Highway 40.

1. Hiking - Bald Eagle Peak is a great place for a hike with stunning views of the surrounding area.

2. Wildlife Viewing - The area around Bald Eagle Peak is home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

3. Fishing - The area around Bald Eagle Peak is home to a variety of fish, including trout and salmon.

4. Camping - Bald Eagle Peak is a great place to camp and enjoy the natural beauty of the area.

5. Photography - The views from Bald Eagle Peak are perfect for photography enthusiasts.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery is known for its delicious food as well as its craft beers. It has a rustic atmosphere that is perfect for a casual meal.

2. The Alpine Club of Canada - This club is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is known for its amazing views and excellent food. It is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic dinner or to celebrate a special occasion.

3. The Banff Gondola - This gondola offers riders stunning views of the Rocky Mountains and provides access to a variety of restaurants, including one that is located at the summit of Bald Eagle Peak.

4. The Rimrock Resort Hotel - This hotel is located in Banff National Park and offers guests luxurious accommodations as well as excellent dining options. One of its restaurants, the Buffalo Mountain Grill, offers stunning views of Bald Eagle Peak.

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