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Excelsior Mountain hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Excelsior Mountain Statistics

Elevation gain

2,760 meters

What are the activities at Excelsior Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Excelsior Mountain?

The Excelsior Mountains are located in western Nevada in the United States. The range stretches in an east-west direction in Mineral County southwest of the town of Mina, Nevada. The mountains reach an elevation of 8,805 feet at Moho Mountain in the southeastern part of the range. The Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest lies at the western end of the Excelsior Mountains.

The Excelsior Mountain is located in Alberta, Canada. It is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, as it offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. The summit can be reached via a strenuous hike, or by using a cable car that runs from the base of the mountain to the summit.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.8883333
52.8466666

What are the coordinates and address of Excelsior Mountain?

Excelsior Mountain
Excelsior Mountain, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Excelsior Mountain trails are located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Kananaskis Lakes Trail. The trailhead is located about 9 km down the road.

Why visit Excelsior Mountain

The Excelsior Mountain is a great place to visit because of its stunning views and its interesting history. The mountain is located in the Rocky Mountains near the town of Canmore, Alberta, and it offers visitors amazing views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also home to a number of historical sites, including an old mining town and a ghost town. Visitors can hike or bike on the trails that wind through the mountain, or they can explore the old towns. The Excelsior Mountain is a great place to visit for anyone who wants to see some beautiful scenery and learn about the area's history.

Is Excelsior Mountain in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families may find Excelsior Mountain to be a great place to spend time together, while others may find it to be too remote or challenging.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Excelsior Mountain in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing.

Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, camping. Excelsior Mountain is a great place to enjoy the outdoors. The views from the summit are stunning and there are plenty of trails to explore.

Where to eat?

1. The Excelsior Dining Room - This is a restaurant located in the Banff Springs Hotel that offers amazing views of the Rocky Mountains.

2. The Grizzly House - This is a restaurant located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies that is known for its wild game dishes.

3. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - This is a chain steakhouse that is known for its high quality steaks and extensive wine list.

4. La Baguette - This is a French bakery and cafe that serves up fresh croissants, pastries, and sandwiches.

5. Nourish - This is a vegetarian restaurant that serves up healthy and delicious dishes made with local ingredients.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Excelsior Mountain?

2760.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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