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Mount Murchison - Hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

Mount Murchison Statistics

Elevation gain

3,333 meters

What are the activities at Mount Murchison ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Murchison?

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The Mount Murchison is located in Alberta, Canada and is a part of the Rocky Mountains. The mountain is named after Sir Roderick Impey Murchison, a British geologist. The mountain is a popular destination for climbers and hikers. The summit can be reached by a hike that takes approximately six hours. The views from the summit are stunning, with 360-degree views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-116.6666666
51.9283333

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Murchison?

Mount Murchison
Mount Murchison, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Murchison is located in Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 11 north from Rocky Mountain House for about 60 km. The trailhead is located on the east side of the highway, just south of the Mount Murchison Provincial Park sign.

Why visit Mount Murchison

The Mount Murchison is a great place to visit for those who love nature and want to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The mountain is located in Alberta, Canada, and is part of the Rocky Mountains. It offers stunning views of the surrounding landscape, and is a great place for hiking, camping, and wildlife watching. The area is also home to a variety of plant and animal species, including grizzly bears, black bears, elk, deer, and wolves.

Is Mount Murchison 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 enjoy spending time outdoors hiking and exploring the natural features of Mount Murchison, while others may prefer a more urban environment with more amenities and activities available.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Mount Murchison in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - There are a number of hiking trails in the area, including the popular Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Trail.

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

3. Fishing - The area is known for its excellent fishing opportunities, with trout, salmon, and other fish species available.

4. Camping - There are a number of excellent camping spots in the area, perfect for those who want to get away from it all.

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 Murchison

2. The Alpine Club of Canada - Mount Lefroy

3. The Banff Park Lodge - Banff

4. The Rimrock Resort Hotel - Banff

5. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise - Lake Louise

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Mount Murchison?

3333.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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