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Mount Aztec hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

Mount Aztec Statistics

Elevation gain

3,120 meters

What are the activities at Mount Aztec ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Aztec?

The Mount Aztec is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It is part of the Canadian Rockies, and is situated in the Banff National Park. The mountain is 2,898 metres (9,521 feet) high, and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The mountain was named after the Aztec people of Mexico.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-117.0216666
52.4483333

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Aztec?

Mount Aztec
Mount Aztec, Alberta T0E 0E0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Aztec 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 Trail (Highway 742). The trailhead is located about 26 km from the turnoff.

Why visit Mount Aztec

The Mount Aztec is a 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.

Is Mount Aztec 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. Mount Aztec is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada, so it would be a good place for those who enjoy hiking and outdoor activities. However, it is not necessarily a family-friendly destination as there are no major tourist attractions or facilities in the area.

Things not to be missed

Near Mount Aztec in Alberta, the best activities to enjoy are hiking, camping, and fishing.

1. Hiking - The trails around Mount Aztec offer stunning views of the surrounding area.

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

3. Fishing - The park's many lakes and streams offer excellent fishing opportunities.

4. Camping - There are several campsites in the park that offer excellent opportunities for camping and hiking.

5. Picnicking - There are several picnic areas in the park that offer beautiful views and a great place to relax.

Where to eat?

1. The Blue Chair - A hidden cafe in the heart of Edmonton's arts district. They serve up fresh, made-to-order breakfast and lunch items with a focus on healthy and sustainable ingredients.

2. Duchess Bake Shop - A charming little bakery in the heart of Edmonton's historic district. They specialize in artisanal breads, pastries, and cakes.

3. El Cortez - A funky little Mexican restaurant in the heart of Edmonton's trendy Whyte Avenue district. They serve up traditional Mexican cuisine with a modern twist.

4. The Green Moustache - A health-focused cafe that specializes in organic, locally-sourced, and plant-based cuisine. They have several locations throughout Edmonton.

5. Pho Dau Bo - A hidden Vietnamese restaurant located in a strip mall in north Edmonton. They serve up some of the best pho in the city.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

What is the elevation of Mount Aztec?

3120.00 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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