Trip Planner: Canada / Alberta / Canadian Rockies / Waterton Lakes National Park / Carthew - Alderson Trail
You'll discover some of Canada's most rugged scenery as you trek along Carthew - Alderson Trail, winding through a diverse landscape consisting of pine forests, azure lakes, jagged peaks, and barren valleys almost reminiscent of a moonscape. You can catch a shuttle bus to the starting point of the trail and take another home after your 8-hour trek. Remember to pack plenty of food and water with you, as you won't find any supplies along the trail. For Carthew - Alderson Trail and beyond, use our Waterton Lakes National Park online road trip planner to get the most from your Waterton Lakes National Park vacation.
Carthew - Alderson Trail reviews
Our first long hike of our visit. Fairly easy to Alderson lake, more challenging to Carter’s with some scree and steep parts. Wonderful meadows and glades to walk through more »
A very memorable hike. Starts at Cameron Lake and ends back in Waterton. The first people we walked past said cheerfully "hope you see a bear!" With those well wishes and night coming quickly, this.... more »
If you want a hike to challenge you and offer amazing views, this is it! Hiked this trail with our Backroads Hiking group - a total of 13.5 miles, 2,300 ft elevation gain! This hike goes 5 miles up.... more »
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