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Mount McConnell - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

Mount McConnell Statistics

Elevation gain

3,120 meters

What are the activities at Mount McConnell ?


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Why choose a trail at Mount McConnell?

Mount McConnel is a mountain summit in the Mummy Range of the Rocky Mountains of North America. The 8,012-foot (2,442 m) peak is located in the Cache La Poudre Wilderness of Roosevelt National Forest, 22.7 miles (36.5 km) west-northwest (bearing 292Β°) of the City of Fort Collins in Larimer County, Colorado, United States. The summit can be reached via the Mount McConnel National Recreation Trail.

The Mount McConnell is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Rocky Mountains and has an elevation of 2,848 metres (9,354 feet). The mountain is named after John L. McConnell, who was a Canadian senator and Minister of Mines. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and there are several routes to the summit.

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What are the coordinates and address of Mount McConnell?

Mount McConnell
Mount McConnell, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount McConnell trails are located in the town of Cochrane, Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 1 west out of Calgary and exit at Cochrane. Turn left onto Highway 22 and drive for about 5 km until you reach the signed trailhead parking lot on the right.

Why visit Mount McConnell

The Mount McConnell region in Alberta is a popular destination for visitors because of its stunning natural scenery and abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. The area is home to numerous lakes, rivers, and forests, providing ample opportunity for fishing, boating, hiking, camping, and wildlife viewing. The mountains themselves are also a popular attraction, offering excellent opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports. In addition, the area is rich in history and culture, with many museums and historical sites to explore.

Is Mount McConnell 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 may find Mount McConnell to be a great place to spend time together, while others may prefer a destination with more activities and amenities specifically geared towards children.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount McConnell in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails near Mount McConnell, offering beautiful 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 campsites in the area, perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors.

5. Horseback Riding - There are a number of trails in the area that are perfect for horseback riding.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - Mount McConnell, AB

2. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - Mount McConnell, AB

3. Boston Pizza - Mount McConnell, AB

4. Swiss Chalet Rotisserie and Grill - Mount McConnell, AB

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What is the elevation of Mount McConnell?

3120.00 M

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