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Elbow Lake Trail

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Elbow Lake Trail

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When Is the Best Time 

July to September

Canada, Kananaskis County
Review and Tips 

Relatively easy hike with spectacular views of Elbow and access to one of only a few south facing glaciers



Feb 02, 2016
Where does the hike start and how long is it? Are there many midges or black flies in summer?
Feb 02, 2016

@Micha: This link http://www.fs.usda.gov/recarea/m... says it's about 8 miles and starts at Pioneer Horse Camp.

@Kim: How about hiking in this trail in spring? Is it possible?

Feb 03, 2016

The highway is closed until June 15th. If you start at the Elbow Pass Day Use Area it's only 8 km return. It's a fairly easy hike. I haven't encountered any black flies on my hikes. I have had a bad deer fly bite though.