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Mount Ball - Hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Mount Ball ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Mount Ball?

The Mount Ball is a mountain located in Alberta, Canada. It has an elevation of 2,744 metres (9,003 feet) and is the ninth-highest peak in the province. The mountain is part of the Sawback Range and is located within Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-116.0063888
51.1561111

What are the coordinates and address of Mount Ball?

Mount Ball
Mount Ball, Alberta T0L 2C0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Mount Ball 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 15 km down the road.

Why visit Mount Ball

The Mount Ball is a beautiful mountain located in Alberta, Canada. The mountain is part of the Rocky Mountains and offers stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is a popular destination for hikers and climbers, and offers a variety of trails to choose from. The mountain is also home to a variety of wildlife, including deer, elk, and bears.

Is Mount Ball 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. Mount Ball 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 Mount Ball in Alberta, the best activities to enjoy are hiking and camping. There are also great views of the Rocky Mountains from the summit.

Hiking, camping, fishing, and mountain biking are some of the best activities to do near Mount Ball in Alberta.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company in Canmore is a great place to eat near Mount Ball. They have a wide variety of food options, including pizza, sandwiches, and salads. They also have a large selection of beer on tap.

2. The Keg Steakhouse & Bar in Banff is another great option for food near Mount Ball. They have a wide variety of steak and seafood dishes, as well as a large selection of wine and beer.

3. The Bison Restaurant in Banff is a great place to eat if you are looking for something unique. They serve bison meat dishes, as well as other Canadian cuisine options.

4. The Juniper Bistro in Banff is a great place for a romantic dinner. They have a wide selection of wine and gourmet food options.

5. The Tool Shed Brewing Company in Calgary is a great place to eat if you are looking for something different. They serve up a variety of pub fare, as well as their own brewed beers.

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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