Sunwapta Peak Statistics

Elevation gain

3,320 meters

What are the activities at Sunwapta Peak ?

Hiking


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Why choose a trail at Sunwapta Peak?

Sunwapta Peak is a peak located in the Sunwapta River valley of Jasper National Park, just north of the Columbia Icefield. The peak was named in 1892 after the Stoney Indian word "Sunwapta" meaning "turbulent river". The mountain can be seen from the Icefields Parkway (Highway 93).

The Sunwapta Peak is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. At an elevation of 2,847 metres (9,354 ft), it is the ninth-highest peak in the province. The mountain is part of the Sawback Range, and is flanked by Mount Athabasca to the north and Mount Andromeda to the south.



What are the services on site?

No information available


Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
52.3483333 -117.2733333

What are the coordinates and address of Sunwapta Peak?

Sunwapta Peak
Sunwapta Peak, Alberta T0E 0E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The start of the trails at the Sunwapta Peak can be accessed from the parking lot located off of the Icefields Parkway.

Why visit Sunwapta Peak

The Sunwapta Peak is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The peak can be accessed by hiking or skiing and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is part of the Rocky Mountains and is a popular destination for hikers and skiers. The peak can be reached by taking the Sunwapta Falls Parkway to the Sunwapta Falls parking lot. From there, it is a short hike to the summit.

Is Sunwapta Peak in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

Sunwapta Peak is a great place for the whole family. There are plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained, including hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing.

Things not to be missed

Near Sunwapta Peak in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The hiking trails near Sunwapta Peak offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

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

3. Fishing - The area is known for its excellent fishing opportunities.

4. Camping - There are several excellent camping spots near Sunwapta Peak.

5. Photography - The area offers some excellent opportunities for photography enthusiasts.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company - This brewery is located in Canmore and is known for its delicious craft beers. They have a wide variety of beers on tap, as well as a food menu that features pub classics like burgers and fries.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar - This steakhouse chain has locations all over Alberta, and the Sunwapta Peak location offers stunning mountain views. They serve up classic steakhouse fare like steaks, ribs, and chicken dishes.

3. The Bison Restaurant - This restaurant is located in Jasper and is known for its fresh, local ingredients. They serve up dishes like bison burgers, elk stew, and trout almandine, so you can taste the best of Alberta's cuisine.

4. Tony Roma's - This chain restaurant is known for its ribs and BBQ sauce, and the Sunwapta Peak location has a beautiful view of the mountains. They serve up classic American comfort food like burgers and fries, as well as ribs, chicken, and pasta dishes.

5. Boston Pizza - This pizza chain is a Canadian favorite, and the Sunwapta Peak location has a great view of the mountains. They serve up pizzas, pastas, and sandwiches, as well as a variety of appetizers and desserts.




Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Sunwapta Peak?

3320.00 M

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No


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