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Mount Lapensee hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Mount Lapensee Statistics

Elevation gain

3,105 meters

What are the activities at Mount Lapensee ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Lapensee?

The Mount Lapensee is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Canadian Rockies, and is situated in the Banff National Park. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The summit of the mountain can be reached via a strenuous hike, or by using a cable car system.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.9402777
52.5141666

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Lapensee?

Mount Lapensee
Mount Lapensee, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Lapensee 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 26 km from the turnoff.

Why visit Mount Lapensee

The Mount Lapensee is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is part of the Rocky Mountains and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and offers a variety of trails for all levels of experience. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Is Mount Lapensee 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 Lapensee to be a great place to spend time together, while others may prefer a different location.

Things not to be missed

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

1. Hiking - The trails around Mount Lefroy and Mount Victoria are some of the most popular in the area, and for good reason - the views are incredible!

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

3. Fishing - There are plenty of opportunities for fishing in the area, including lakes, rivers, and streams.

4. Camping - There are several campgrounds in the area that offer great views of the mountains and plenty of outdoor activities.

5. Boating - There are several lakes in the area that offer great boating opportunities.

Where to eat?

1. The Wildflower Cafe - This cafe is located in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and is known for its fresh, local ingredients.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse is known for its high-quality steaks and extensive wine list.

3. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery offers a variety of beer options as well as pub food favourites like burgers and fries.

4. The Alpine Club of Canada - This club is located in the heart of the Rockies and offers a variety of mountain-themed dishes like elk stew and bison chili.

5. The Banff Gondola - This gondola offers stunning views of the Rocky Mountains as well as a variety of dining options including a buffet, a la carte items, and even a chocolate shop.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Mount Lapensee?

3105.00 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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