Mount Woolley Statistics

Elevation gain

3,440 meters

What are the activities at Mount Woolley ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Mount Woolley?

Mount Woolley is a mountain in Alberta, Canada, located in the Sunwapta River Valley of Jasper National Park, 1½ km south of Diadem Peak and is part of Winston Churchill Range of the Canadian Rockies.

The Mount Woolley is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Sawback Range and is the fourth-highest peak in the range. The mountain was named in 1916 after Sir John Lawrence Woolley, a British mountaineer and geologist. The first ascent of the mountain was made in 1924 by J. Norman Collie and party.

The Mount Woolley is a steep and rugged mountain, with several glaciers and icefields on its slopes. The most notable of these is the Woolley Glacier, which flows down the east side of the mountain. The mountain is a popular destination for climbers, with several routes up its slopes. The easiest route is the North Ridge, which is a moderate scramble.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
52.2966666 -117.4233333

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Woolley?

Mount Woolley
Mount Woolley, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Woolley trailhead is located in the Kananaskis Valley, approximately 60 km west of Calgary. To get there, take the Trans-Canada Highway (Hwy 1) west to the Kananaskis Village exit. Follow the signs to the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The trailhead is located at the end of the park road.

Why visit Mount Woolley

The Mount Woolley is a mountain located in the Canadian Rockies, in Alberta. It is part of the Waputik Range, and is the third highest peak in the range. The mountain is a popular destination for climbers, as it offers a challenging ascent. The views from the summit are also spectacular, with sweeping views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

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

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Woolley, there are plenty of activities and attractions to enjoy. Some of the best include hiking and camping in the surrounding wilderness, fishing in the many nearby lakes and rivers, and exploring the area's rich history and culture. There are also plenty of opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports in the nearby Rocky Mountains.

Hiking, camping, fishing, and horseback riding are some of the best activities to enjoy near Mount Woolley in Alberta.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - Mount Woolley

2. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar - Mount Woolley

3. Boston Pizza - Mount Woolley

4. Swiss Chalet Rotisserie and Grill - Mount Woolley

5. Milestones Grill + Bar - Mount Woolley




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Mount Woolley?

3440.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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