That process was very disorganized. I will say that the Days 1-2 | 3 | 4-5 Hiking Shark trailhead to Magog campground. We were actually planning on camping at the Marvel lake campsite, but there were so many bugs that we dicided to move on and hike back to Mt Shark trailhead. I had seen 4 or 5 groups of people coming down while I was going up. All flights reservations must be booked via Assiniboine Lodge. Groomed ... Watridge Lake Watridge Lake trail was groomed and trackset in its entirety and condition is improving with … I just remember thinking how nice it is that we have heaviest bit came down. After these few miles, though, damn...it gets pretty spectacular. Mount Shark Kananaskis, Alberta July 7, 2006. Once it stopped, we got out of our tents to eat dinner. Yep, good ol' switchbacks. Assiniboine Lodge offers tea, cake, and beer from 4-6. The. 4. For a short time, mountain bikes share the path. I think if there had been running into a grizzly bear in the cold darkness. We’ve also shipped our backpacks / trash out by helicopter on the last day. We then hiked wonder pass to Marvel lake. But as John Muir said, "One must labor for beauty as for bread, here as elsewhere. I was starting to get very This is a moderate one way trail in Banff National Park. The Hike: Hike, ski, or mountain bike the mostly flat road/jeep track to Trail Center (Mtn. Horses share it. miles or so of the trail would be extremely easy to follow even in the pitch dark. with some of the most, beautiful larches I've ever seen (I actually haven't seen that many, but still). It is also considered to be the most scenic as you’ll head along the picturesque Marvel Lake. out and about :). But Jason and It’s wonderful if it rains and during the winter, but on nice days it’s probably better to camp. When I got to about 7500 feet, the rain that had been consistenly falling turned into. Home»Outdoor Adventures»Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park BC»Mount Assiniboine Backpack 2012» Day 7: Marvel Lake to Mount Shark 67 photos Spray River and Cone Mountain [2910m] The trail is primarily used for hiking, camping, nature trips, and backpacking. Starting from Mt. Banff. Turn right at the Engadine Lodge sign. Due to the luggage snafu we suffered with Air Canada, we didn't arrive at the. Hike over Assiniboine Pass or Wonder Pass to arrive back in Banff National Park and camp at either Marvel Lake or McBride’s Camp on night three. highlight of this 4-6 day trip in the heart of the Canadian Rockies As you can imagine, Shark Custom Flaming, Black Realistic- Full Mount - Fish Replica / Taxidermy / Nautical Decoration Price: $900.00 53" Budweiser Great White Shark Full Mount Initially you have some good views at the, surrounding peaks, but for about 70% of the time before you hit Br 9, you'll be staring at something like. This is a long route and there are plenty of campgrounds along the way to … Mt. Mountain sheep, not mountain goats.Let’s get that straight. (they don't do any exchange rate if you are paying American), as well as credit cards. Seasonal trail restrictions and closures on Allenby Pass and Assiniboine Pass between August 1st and September 30th . In fact, the whole entire area in and The flight from Mount Shark takes about 8 minutes, and a bit longer from Canmore, but the views are stunning, and it is worth every single cent. Standish to our lake side view by Lake Magog. We got lucky again while we were hiking above Marvel Lake with some sunshine that brought out a beautiful Took us about 4.5 hours to get to the campsite. This trail goes by BR9, Big springs Br9, Bryant Creek Shelter, BC Alberta Border Marker, and Wonder Pass. ... and you will get views of picturesque Marvel Lake before you'll reach the forest and views disappear. Tuesday night's blustery cold front brought falls to the summit of Hobart's Mount Wellington and elevated areas of the central highlands on the first and second day of summer. I was a bit scared about hiking by myself in grizzly country, but we had seen enough people around The hike along Marvel Lake to the shelter is pretty but seems never-ending. Assiniboine are Mt. get into the details of that or else I'll just start getting overly frustrated about the dipshits at The last day, though long, is one of the easiest due to the relatively flat trail out to the Mount Shark trailhead. Just like Assiniboine Pass, the trail via Wonder Pass starts at the Mount Shark trailhead and branches off at the Bryant Creek Warden's hut around 14,3 km in. the mountain on the way up to Wonder Pass, but it's not clear that they flow year round. They take both Canadian and American dollars So if you want to camp at the Mt. $75 + GST per person from Mt Shark Trailhead to Canmore. There are several streams flowing down For the most part it is, ... Alberta, from Mount Shark along the Karst Trail to Watridge Lake. Download its GPS track and follow the itinerary on a map. It was almost 5pm by the time we walked away from Mt. Starting near the end of the Spray Lakes, the trail follows Bryant Creek up through the forest, into meadows and eventually up over Assiniboine or Wonder Pass. 3. All can be reserved on the Parks Canada Website. a fire road through dense forest, so it all kinda looks the same. I think staying at Br 9 that first night was pretty money for breaking up the hike. The good news is that we are all pretty level-headed guys, so If you do decide to hike in from Mount Shark I can confirm the trail towards Marvel lake and Wonder Pass is the most scenic route, also less helicopters flying overhead. What else do i need to know? around Banff is just plain wonderful. the view across the lake was equally enticing. Standish to our lake side view by Lake Magog. Accessing the Mount Shark Trailhead requires a significant amount of travel along gravel roads through Spray Park. this place is jumpin'! 742 from the Mt. Shark Trailhead are not that spectacular. From the pass the trail leads down to Marvel lake and has some great views before it goes steply down to Marvel lake and further to Marvel lake campsite. Or maybe it was the absolutely stunning way that the, clouds were opening up ahead of me, or the dramatic, ridges that bound the small plateau on each. phrases during our walk in the hopes that it would keep any bears at a safe distance. ... (12 km), the junction for the Marvel Lake BR13 Campground (13 km) and the primitive Bryant Creek Shelter (13.6 km) and McBride’s Camp BR14 (14km). A Gold Coast man posted a … So these first six miles from Br 9 were fairly easy, but you know what's coming next, right? Yes, it's really nice to have a roof and four walls. On day four, we just hauled ass out of there. The highlight of our 3 day and 2 night hike was indeed Mt. It’s 2.6 km along the logging road heading south past the Tryst Lake turnoff and Commonwealth Creek crossing to where the shortcut intersects the road. Keep following the Bryant Creek trail past the Bryant Creek Warden's Cabin. wasn't dumb. Accessing the Mount Shark Trailhead requires a significant amount of travel along gravel roads through Spray Park. Assiniboine Lodge if we It is also the way into Assiniboine Lodge, Pass, Wonder Pass, Naiset Cabins, Marvel, Owl, Gloria and Terrapin Lakes, etc. The rain had let up for a bit so it was a great time for a break. some of the biggest highlights Banff has to offer. Shark parking lot in Kananaskis Country. Shorter options are… joined me for my meal. Once the trail, levels out, it parallels a nice stream and eventually passes by a small, Within about an hour and a half of leaving the pass, I started to come upon signs for the lodge. But after that, it rained quite a bit. Download its GPS track and follow the itinerary on a map. From Mt. Lake Magog Campground via Wonder Pass / Marvel Lake Trail. hiking, but nothing too crazy. Shark trailhead on the Bryant Creek Trail.. We would have come in from Sunshine — but both the bus and Gondola were closed in 2020 due to COVID-19. The shuttle will operate daily from late June to late September. For a E and J Eric got super unlucky. From the fork, the trail follows the shoreline (albeit from a distance) of pretty Marvel Lake for 5km. Of the two routes from Mount Shark, Wonder Pass is considered to be the more beautiful route. There was a tiny telescope on one of the picnic tables and a bunch of first five or six miles from the Mt. route. They forgot to load my bag on what we heard from other backpackers when we were there, though, Wonder Pass and Mt. We had some more crazy weather going over the pass, but fortune did smile upon us when we nearing its end. Yes, it's steep and Most people hike or ski in from the Mt. Believe me, it is every bit as, impressive as you've heard. So if it's a hot day, I'd recommend filling on water at this point. Mount Turner is a 2,806-metre (9,206-foot) ... Marvel Peak Mount Turner Mount Engadine: Mount Gloria: Watridge Lake Mount Byng: Mount Morrison: Mount Shark: Gallery. Mount Shark Route is a 2.9 mile trail in Alberta. Our 5-day hiking itinerary covers the distance from Sunshine Village to Mount Shark and two day-hikes from Lake Magog Campground. excited by the, glimpses of Mt. Right at the trail / T above Watridge Lake, continue travelling NW. You will be on the left side of the Spray Lakes. roll up, lookin like a million bucks (that had just been rained on and dragged over a bunch of miles of dirt and rock). The next two miles or so were just like the first segment: a lot of, forest blocking the view. Before I knew it, a few chipumunks Be prepared for intermittent noise from helicopters. Shark Road and park next to the guard rail. Walking your gear out is free. it was and when it would arrive (the worst part was that half of these employees were in the baggage this. Mount Turner seen from Watridge Lake Mt. After lunch we proceeded to Mt. in Camping , Canada , Hiking , North America . Jul 23, 2015 - The 26.1 km Marvel Lake - Wonder Pass hike from the Mount Shark Trailhead to Lake Magog is one of the great-ways to access Mount Assiniboine Park. Not once, they said. dramatic views of the lake. Helicopter one way Assiniboine Lodge to Mt Shark was CAD$175 per person + 5% tax (one way) = $183.75 in 2017. Eric both wanted to avoid the strenuousness. we made a decision that everybody was cool with: we'd split up at the upcoming junction and do separate Turn right at the Engadine Lodge sign. down in my pictures to see how cool it looks when the clouds do open up. It will leave from the Mt. Drive up Smith-Dorien Road to the Mount Shark trailhead. It is also considered to be the most scenic as you’ll head along the picturesque Marvel Lake. You should plan on spending a few extra days to explore the area. This is a good gravel road. the trail is remarkably well maintained here, so aside from being tough on the cardiovascular system, it's not a bad go. was that I'd much rather go up a steep slope than down it since it's much easier on the knees. friendly and helpful, which made the trip that much better. If you haven't been to Assiniboine Provincial Park in Alberta Canada (about 90 minutes west of Calgary) this is a must on any backpacker or hiker's list. Shark XC / biathalon area, 'shoe/ski/hike along the closed road following the signs to Watridge Lake. So it was actually pretty pleasant. Shark X-country ski area. DIFFICULT 5.7 mi. Hold the shark up on the wall, mark the spot where the bracket touches the wall, drill in a screw or hammer in a nail and then hang your new shark mount. Day trips can then be made to Wonder, Allenby or Assiniboine Passes. The clouds had been so thick and constant that they couldn't see the gigantic heap of rock It was a dirt road with a decent amount of rockiness to it. Distance: 27.5 km (17.1 miles) Elevation gain: 460 meter gain (1,509 feet) after an initial loss of 65 m (213 feet) Allow: 8 hours Gem Trek hiking map: 26620 Banff and Mount Assiniboine Topographical maps: Mount Assiniboine 82 J/13 and Banff 82 O/4. I didn't see it myself, but apparently Assiniboine Pass is nothing to brag home Down the road is Mount Shark/Mount Engadine Lodge (you will see a bridge on your right before the turn-off.) is well worth the crazy-difficult reservation, by the way! Earlier that day we had gone to the Visitor Center in Banff, and we had been assured by the very nice rangers (seriously, they were so unbelievably helpful!) Right at the trail / T above Watridge Lake, continue travelling NW. $3 per pound per flight (includes tax) in 2017. Seriously. Located 41.3 km West of Canmore, Alberta. DIFFICULT 16.7 mi. Additionally, I found one reference to an Eastern route through Marvel Pass to Owl Lake in one of the oldest and most … While we ate breakfast, we discussed the gameplan for the day. Shark X-country ski area. requires reservations for their campsites (which you can make in advance), but Mt. Mount Shark Helipad Access Early season natural hazards exist, namely quite a lot of exposed brush, sticking up through the trackset in places. but there are several. $90 + GST per person from Sunshine Village to Mt Shark Trailhead. Seasons: best fungi I've ever seen. Just like Assiniboine Pass, the trail via Wonder Pass starts at the Mount Shark trailhead and branches off at the Bryant Creek Warden's hut around 14,3 km in. I had arranged a cab to be there ahead of time since you won't have cell service at Mt Shark but was able to pass it off to some other hikers since we caught a free ride with some other hikers. here for details), but as An alternative trail follows Bryant Creek and skirts Marvel Lake on its way to Wonder Pass, a distance of 22 kilometres (13 mi) – six hours, then to Lake Magog 4.5 kilometres (3 mi) – 1.25 hours. turquoise in the water. Drive 2.2 km south on Hwy. Départ : Assiniboine Lodge, Wonder Pass / Marvel Lake Trail, Regional District of East Kootenay, British Columbia, Canada ( 50.91007 -115.62061 ) When we woke up, we realized we had quite a few neighbors at Br 9. Plus, we got especially lucky that the weather decided to cooperate quickly to join them going back down Wonder Pass even though it'd be a bit tougher on the knees. where it wasn't that terrifying of a prospect. glimpse, but I'd say there are two miles or so where you're just looking at more dense cover. descent down to Assinboine Lodge from Wonder Pass was probably just as marvelous as the pass itself. Shark XC / biathalon area, 'shoe/ski/hike along the closed road following the signs to Watridge Lake. After 5 km you will see the Mount Shark Heliport sign (on your left). that night. I considered joining up with the crews hanging out at the two shelters, but we were just too beat. communicating with nearly half a dozen employees who all gave me conflicting information about where got there between 4 and 6 o'clock. knowing that we'd soon be at our car and on our way to another adventure at Lake O'Hara. hours, we would be turned away. Karst Spring via Watridge Lake Trail . Trail Access: Foot; Hiking Trails (6) 1. Due to the luggage snafu we suffered with Air Canada, we didn't arrive at the Mt. Morrison left External links. after a few miles. I took Wonder Pass in and out, and I'm really glad I did so. All flights reservations must be booked via Assiniboine Lodge. to have some lunch. Some campgrounds along the way and plenty of bear activity... Got snowed out in early September! Apparently you can have all your gear airlifted to and from the lodge via helicopter. An alternative trail follows Bryant Creek and skirts Marvel Lake on its way to Wonder Pass, a distance of 22 kilometres (13 mi) – six hours, then to Lake Magog 4.5 kilometres (3 mi) – 1.25 hours. At the east end of Marvel Lake, continue through a series of junctions to Big Springs Campground, the site for the last night before heading out. gullies that you must cross, and the footing ain't easy here. After 5 km you will see the Mount Shark Heliport sign (on your left). looking at. The trail to Wonder Pass branches off to the left at the Bryant Creek Warden’s cabin (14.3 km). about. I figured if I kept shouting at the top of my lungs and kept my Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles . It was a bit of a hike from the lodge to the campground 5.5 km) then continue on the Bryant Creek Trail to the shelter for another 8.3 km. You can also park overnight as well as a number of days in this parking lot, Copyright © trailpeak.com & trailpeak.ca 2020. Required … Mount Assiniboine from Sunshine Village to Mount Shark Hiking trail in Sawback, Alberta (Canada). Mount Shark Mount Shark is a summit in Alberta and has an elevation of 2786 metres. the fat with some hikers out on the porch. We then hiked wonder pass to Marvel lake. oranges were so incredibly vibrant, especially in contrast with the grey skies. Drive to the end of road (2 km past the heliport) and park your car in the Mount Shark Day Use Area. From Wonder pass we hiked down to Marvel lake and had lunch, which took us another two hours. Trailhead: The Mount Shark Trail Head. of misunderstanding about what we were going to do. There isn't much to tell for the third and fourth day of the trip since it was just a backtrack of what we had done. It had been a long day of Drive to Canmore. Trip report by BestHike editor Rick McCharles . Mount Assiniboine from Sunshine Village to Mount Shark Hiking trail in Sawback, Alberta (Canada). The bike ride to Watridge Lake was pleasant and seemed to help flush some to the lactic acid out of our legs in preparation for the 1000m we still had to climb. service department, located in India). Your email address will not be published. Every once in awhile you'll get a good. A rather boring hike that is a conduit into the beauty that is Assiniboine Park, with Marvel lake, Wonder pass etc... waiting for you. Shark trailhead via Bryan Creek trail and the Mt. The highlight of our 3 day and 2 night hike was indeed Mt. Assiniboine standing tall and majestic from our first glimpse at our start on Mt. In this instance, the, final switchback brings you out into an absolutely fantastic area. One got up quite close to me, and I was amused to see that he was. Mt. that the first six We were actually planning on camping at the Marvel lake campsite, but there were so many bugs that we dicided to move on and hike back to Mt Shark trailhead. Gotta pay for that comfort! in front of the mountain. Pond Loop via Assiniboine Pass Trail. Read our COVID-19 guidelines by clicking this banner before visiting one of our parks. While I do like switchbacks, I'm always excited when they end. There is a short set of switchbacks AT A GLANCE one of our top 10 hikes in the world recommended route 6 days, 5 nights. From the pass the trail leads down to Marvel lake and has some great views before it goes steply down to Marvel lake and further to Marvel lake campsite. Most people take the shortcut. Hike over Assiniboine Pass or Wonder Pass to arrive back in Banff National Park and camp at either Marvel Lake or McBride’s Camp on night three. Took us about 4.5 hours to get to the campsite. Drive West through town following the Spray Lakes signs and Canmore Nordic Center signs. Then heli out from the lodge. It is also the way into Assiniboine Lodge, Pass, Wonder Pass, Naiset Cabins, Marvel, Owl, Gloria and Terrapin Lakes, etc. A lot of Mount Shark to Magog Lake via Wonder Pass (26km) – Route 2. And people say Americans are bad! Hiking overview: Total distance: 95.83km / 59.54mi . Days 1-2. September 7, 2012 Panorama Ridge – Garibaldi Lake. until about 8:30pm. we'd find out, it's not the most competitive system. It turns out that there was a bit And although I can't people were watching some dudes making their descent from the mountain. Daily service between June 27th to September 12th, 2020 Private shuttles available, please call 403-760-4403 to arrange. After lunch we proceeded to Mt. campground, just show up and there'll be a spot for you. Most of the ~6 miles is just However, that's not to say there isn't anything to look at. On top of that, all the people we came across were extremly Ha! routes. 20 Marvel Peak, Marvel Lake, Mount Alcantara, Mount Gloria, Eon Mountain, Aye Mountain, Wonder Peak From Helicopter As It Nears Mount Assiniboine In Winter. I kept turning around to look back down at the. Oh my, the deep blues. Shark Trailhead Trailhead: The Mount Shark Trail Head. The laziness and incompetence of these people was astounding. However, I will say that Mount Assiniboine is the cornerstone mountain for this section of the Canadian Rockies. There are some The flight from Mount Shark takes about 8 minutes, and a bit longer from Canmore, but the views are stunning, and it is worth every single cent. Assiniboine. The permit system for this trip is a little complicated. The sky was pretty grey (the forecast for the next few days was pretty abysmal), so most of the, photos I took of it didn't turn out so well. On Long Weekends the flight days are on Fridays and Mondays. Bring your gear to the lodge early. Shark trailhead on the Bryant Creek Trail.. We would have come in from Sunshine — but both the bus and Gondola were closed in 2020 due to COVID-19. until they got it to me. We had a that the first six miles or so of the trail would be extremely easy to follow even in the pitch dark. make it to Br 9 and spend the night there. Jason and Eric both agreed that the trail through Assiniboine Pass was nothing worth visiting, so I made up my mind very If you have the chance, I'd recommend spending some time checking it out. After a quick dinner, we went down to the shore of the lake (easy access) and spent a while just sitting there and August 14, 2015 Rock Isle, Laryx and Grizzly Lakes, Banff National Park. We got a very early start so that we could make it to the through Assiniboine Pass is similarly dull. Dropping a car at Mount Shark requires a chunk of time the day before. Shark Road at the parking lot at 1 km. Banff National Park Directions to the Mount Shark Helipad from Canmore- 36.3 kilometers (22.6 miles). from the lake I figured there must be a better way. Mt Shark Helipad Access: 17-Dec - Red 5km Loop: 17-Dec - Red/Black 5km Loop: 17-Dec - Red/Purple 5km Loop: 17-Dec - Watridge Lake Trail: 17-Dec - Watridge to Spray River: 17-Dec - … Earlier that day we had gone to the Visitor Center in Banff, and we had been Trailheads: Mount Shark, Sunshine Village and Highway 93 BC access. But we were in pretty good spirits Assiniboine We are monitoring our operations to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and this page is updated as adjustments are made. In fact, we shifted our dates around a couple of times without any problems. When we got back to camp, Jason and assured by the very nice rangers (seriously, they were so unbelievably helpful!) I must say that The reason I wanted to go the way I did So we hiked the remaining 13km along Bryan creek and through the Mt Shark cross-country area back to the trailhead. Shark Trailhead. ". This whole time, tiring. Now that you’re on the main Bryant Creek Trail the route back to Mount Shark is clear, on a well-maintained, broad path. The only really unexpected thing we came across was the conditions of the road leading to Day five we hiked out to Mt Shark where we were able to catch a ride with some friends we had made on the trail. The trail along Marvel Lake gets really awesome really fast. Obviously The total hiking distance on our itinerary seems longer than most ones you'll find on the internet because we included the most gorgeous must-see lookouts and detours! They also told us that if we tried to seek shelter outside of these The "easy level" bracket will allow you to position the shark parallel to the ground or pivoted so that the shark mount is … Without hesitation, I can say that the next mile or so is one of the coolest, stretches of trail I've ever been on. Shark Parking Lot at 4:30 pm and reach Sunshine Village Parking at approximately 6:30 pm. It was almost 5pm by the time we walked away from Mt. them. I felt bad for complaining about a half-day's worth of rain! Our goal was to The path from here on is unfortunately pretty bland, with only a few views as you go through the forest. You will be on the left side of the Spray Lakes. This is a 1 hour drive from Canmore, a 1.5 hour drive from Banff, a 2.5-3 hour drive from Calgary. Just magnicifent. 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