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Gibraltar Mountain hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Gibraltar Mountain ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Gibraltar Mountain?

The Gibraltar 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 also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. Visitors can access the mountain via a number of trails, which range in difficulty from easy to strenuous.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.8366666
50.59

What are the coordinates and address of Gibraltar Mountain?

Gibraltar Mountain
Gibraltar Mountain, Alberta T0L 1K0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Gibraltar Mountain trails are located in the Kananaskis Country area of Alberta. To get to the start of the trails, take Highway 40 south from Calgary and turn left onto the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes Road (Highway 742). Continue on the Smith-Dorrien/Spray Lakes Road for about 24 km until you reach the parking lot for the Gibraltar Mountain trailhead.

Why visit Gibraltar Mountain

The Gibraltar Mountain is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is known for its stunning views, and it is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears. Visitors to the Gibraltar Mountain can enjoy hiking or climbing the trails, or simply taking in the incredible views from the summit.

Is Gibraltar 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 mountain outing. Gibraltar Mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, with its summit reaching an elevation of 2,948 metres (9,678 feet). There are also a few trails that are suitable for mountain biking.

Things not to be missed

Near Gibraltar Mountain in Alberta, the best activities include hiking, camping, and fishing. A bref description not to be missed would be the incredible views of the Rocky Mountains from the summit of Gibraltar Mountain.

1. Hiking - Gibraltar Mountain is a great place for a hike with stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

2. Wildlife Viewing - There is plenty of wildlife to be seen in the area, including deer, elk, and bears.

3. Fishing - The area around Gibraltar Mountain is great for fishing, with plenty of trout and salmon to be caught.

4. Camping - There are several great camping spots near Gibraltar Mountain, perfect for enjoying the natural beauty of the area.

5. Boating - The nearby lakes are perfect for boating and fishing.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company in Canmore is a great place to eat near Gibraltar Mountain. They have a wide variety of food options, and their beer is delicious!

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in Banff is also a great place to eat near Gibraltar Mountain. They have a wide variety of food options, and their steaks are amazing!

3. The Bison Restaurant in Banff is a great place to eat near Gibraltar Mountain if you are looking for something a bit more unique. They serve up bison burgers and other bison dishes, and their atmosphere is really cozy and charming.

4. The Whitebark Cafe in Banff is a great place to eat near Gibraltar Mountain if you are looking for something healthy and affordable. They have a wide variety of vegetarian and vegan options, as well as some gluten-free choices.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

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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