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Carthew-Alderson Trail hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Carthew-Alderson Trail ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Carthew-Alderson Trail?

The Carthew-Alderson Trail is a hiking trail in Alberta, Canada. It is a difficult trail that leads to the summit of Mount Carthew. The trail is 18.4 km long and it takes about 8 hours to hike the entire trail. The trail begins at the Alderson Lake Campground and it ends at the summit of Mount Carthew. The trail is very steep and it is recommended that hikers are experienced in backcountry hiking before attempting this hike. The views from the summit of Mount Carthew are spectacular and well worth the effort to hike this trail.


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Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-113.9700549
49.0370336

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Carthew-Alderson Trail
Carthew-Alderson Trail, Alberta T0K 2M0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Carthew-Alderson Trail is located in the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta.

Why visit Carthew-Alderson Trail

The Carthew-Alderson Trail is a hiking trail in Alberta that offers beautiful views of the surrounding mountains and lakes. The trail is well-maintained and relatively easy to hike, making it a great option for beginner hikers. The trail also passes through several different ecosystems, providing hikers with the opportunity to see a variety of wildlife and plants.

Is Carthew-Alderson Trail in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no one definitive answer to this question. It depends on the family's individual interests and abilities.

Things not to be missed

The best activities near Carthew-Alderson Trail in Alberta are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The Carthew-Alderson Trail is a great place for a hike with incredible views of the surrounding mountains and valleys.

2. Wildlife Viewing - This trail is home to a variety of wildlife, including bears, deer, and elk, so be sure to keep your eyes peeled while you're hiking!

3. Camping - There are several great camping spots near the trailhead, so if you're looking for an outdoor adventure, this is a great option!

4. Fishing - The lakes and rivers near the trail are perfect for fishing, so bring your rod and reel and enjoy a day on the water!

5. Photography - With its stunning scenery, the Carthew-Alderson Trail is a great place for photography enthusiasts to capture some amazing shots.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair Cafe - A hidden cafe located in a residential area in Edmonton. They serve breakfast and lunch and have a wide variety of items on their menu.

2. The Local Omnivore - A vegetarian restaurant that is hidden in a small alleyway in Edmonton. They have a wide variety of vegan and vegetarian options.

3. Duchess Bake Shop - A hidden bakery located in a small strip mall in Edmonton. They have a wide variety of baked goods, including pies, cakes, and cookies.

4. Pho Kim Long - A hidden Vietnamese restaurant located in a small strip mall in Edmonton. They have a wide variety of Vietnamese dishes.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

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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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