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|Are You Up For the Challenge?
Waterton Parks Inn & Resorts present an adventure in your own backyard with the Triple Crown of Waterton.
We challenge you to complete three world class hiking trail; Crypt Lake, Akamina Ridge and the Alderson-Carthew Summit in one summer.
Sign up at Pearls Café in the Waterton Village and check out our glory board of those who have finished the challenge.
Guided hikes are available. Check out these top-rated hikes at besthike.com
Distance: 17.2 km / 10.7 mi (return)
An awe-inspiring full day hike involving a boat taxi across Waterton Lake, and a gradual climb of over 2300 feet. Experience a 600 foot cascading waterfall, natural tunnel and cliff traverse. As you reach your destination, you'll be rewarded by the turquoise waters of sparkling Crypt Lake, and maybe even catch a glimpse of an elusive white mountain goat, or the rare alpine pygmy poppy!
Distance: 18.0 km / 11.1 mi
This trail winds through the montane, sub-alpine, and alpine zones! From Carthew Summit look east over the peaks to the prairies, and south into Glacier National Park, Montana.
Distance: 20 km (roundtrip)
Akamina Ridge follows the BC-AB boundary cutline, turning left at the boundary marker, up Forum Ridge. The trip starts and ends in Alberta, but the finest portion crosses into British Columbia. The ridge looks relatively flat when viewed from Wall Lake but it is deceptively unflat, with 3 pretty good bumps along its crest. Forum Peak, at the upper right corner of the rock wall at the end of Cameron Lake is the easterly end of the ridge.
2010 Glory Board
||Anten Mills, ON|
||Anten Mills, ON|
|Jerry First Charger
|Sinead Costa Correa
||Columbia Rapids, MT|
||Calgary, AB||Marc Thompson
||Salt Lake City, Utah|
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Waterton Park, Alberta, Canada