– Lat/Long: 51.04° N 115.16° W

CaHeart Mountain – Climbing, Hiking & Mountaineering information


Heart Mountain mountain guide

  • Elevation: 2135 m
  • Difficulty: Scramble
  • Best months to climb: Summer
  • Convenient center: Canmore

Heart Mountain Climbing Notes

Eric from CANADA writes:

This is a great climb to warm up for the season and for beginners. There is a well travelled ascent trail on the north face on the on lookers right of the "heart". Many will hike this trail look around at the top and then turn around. A second option is the very simple ridge traverse that takes you for a C shaped ridge top hike over three prominence's before descending down a less travelled but simple tail back to the highway. I highly recommend this option as at points you can view barrier lake and the Kananaskis valley.
Being only 45 minutes from Calgary and 15 minutes from Canmore it is a wonderful climb for a short day.


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