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Prow Mountain hiking

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Prow Mountain Statistics

Elevation gain

2,858 meters

What are the activities at Prow Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Prow Mountain?

Prow Mountain is so named because it was said to resemble the Prow of a ship. It is located in the Vermilion Range in Alberta.

The Prow Mountain is located in Alberta, Canada. It is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, as it offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is made up of sedimentary rock, which has been eroded over time to form its distinctive shape. The hike to the summit is challenging but rewarding, and the views from the top are well worth the effort.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-115.8933333
51.64

What are the coordinates and address of Prow Mountain?

Prow Mountain
Prow Mountain, Alberta T0L, Canada

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Starting Point

The Prow Mountain is located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take the Trans-Canada Highway 1 to the exit for Kananaskis Country. Follow the Kananaskis Trail for about 24 km until you reach the Prow Mountain parking lot.

Why visit Prow Mountain

The Prow Mountain is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is known for its stunning views and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. The Prow Mountain is a great place to visit for those who want to enjoy nature and experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.

Is Prow Mountain 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. Prow Mountain is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for a challenging hike, but it may not be as suitable for families with young children who are looking for more leisurely activities.

Things not to be missed

Near Prow Mountain, there are great activities to enjoy such as hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing. However, some not to be missed include the Johnston Canyon hike, the Moraine Lake hike, and the Banff Gondola.

1. Hiking - The trails around Prow Mountain offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

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

3. Fishing - The lakes and rivers in the area are great for fishing.

4. Camping - There are several campsites near Prow Mountain that offer great views and plenty of outdoor activities.

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

Where to eat?

1. The Prow Mountain Bistro - This hidden bistro is located at the base of Prow Mountain and offers a unique dining experience with stunning views of the mountain.

2. The Prow Mountain Cafe - This cafe is located in the heart of the mountain and offers a wide variety of food options, including sandwiches, soups, and salads.

3. The Prow Mountain Grill - This grill is located at the summit of Prow Mountain and offers a variety of burgers, hot dogs, and fries.

4. The Prow Mountain Diner - This diner is located in the town of Prow Mountain and offers a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Prow Mountain?

2858.00 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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