Mount Erasmus Statistics

Elevation gain

3,265 meters

What are the activities at Mount Erasmus ?


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Why choose a trail at Mount Erasmus?

The Mount Erasmus is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Rocky Mountains and has an elevation of 3,871 metres (12,711 ft). The mountain was named in 1898 by J. Norman Collie after the philosopher Erasmus of Rotterdam.

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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00

From sunrise to sunset

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What are the coordinates and address of Mount Erasmus?

Mount Erasmus
Mount Erasmus, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Erasmus 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 Smith-Dorrien Trail (Highway 742). The trailhead is located about 15 kilometers down the road.

Why visit Mount Erasmus

The Mount Erasmus hike is a great way to get outdoors and enjoy nature. The hike is moderate in difficulty, making it perfect for beginner hikers. The trailhead is located just outside of the town of Canmore, making it easy to access. The hike offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The summit of Mount Erasmus offers stunning 360-degree views of the surrounding area.

Is Mount Erasmus in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what each family is looking for in a vacation spot. Some families might find Mount Erasmus to be a great place to spend time together, while others might find the area to be too remote or rugged.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Erasmus in Alberta, the best activities to enjoy are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The hiking trails around Mount Erasmus offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

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

3. Fishing - The area is home to a number of trout streams, making it a popular destination for anglers.

4. Camping - There are a number of camping areas near Mount Erasmus that offer beautiful views and plenty of opportunity for outdoor recreation.

Where to eat?

1. The Ledge – Banff

2. Glacier Skywalk – Jasper National Park

3. Johnston Canyon – Banff National Park

4. Sulphur Mountain Gondola – Banff National Park

5. Moraine Lake Lodge – Lake Louise

6. Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant – Calgary

7. The Keg Steakhouse + Bar – Banff

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What is the elevation of Mount Erasmus?

3265.00 M

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