Trails: Hiking the Canadian Rockies • mcwetboy.com

Thanks to my parents, I’ve spent more time in the Canadian Rockies than a boy growing up in Winnipeg had any right to expect. Even though I now live in the godforsaken East, I try to get away to the mountains as often as I can — which is never often enough. This section of my web site describes some of the Rocky Mountain trails I’ve hiked over the years, with whatever photos I have available to share (some are mine, some are my father’s).

This is a personal project, not an objective resource; I don’t dare claim that this is in any way useful or definitive, or that my opinions are anything but subjective. In other words, enjoy, but please don’t rely upon.

Trails List

Healy Meadows—Healy Pass
30 photos
Banff National Park • August 5, 2002
Burstall Pass
20 photos
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park • July 27, 2002
Black Prince Cirque
3 photos
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park • September 8, 2001
Ptarmigan Cirque
8 photos
Peter Lougheed Provincial Park • September 8, 2001
Bow Glacier Falls
11 photos
Banff National Park • September 1, 2001
Helen Lake
8 photos
Banff National Park • September 21, 1998
Chephren Lake
2 photos
Banff National Park • September 20, 1998
Citadel Pass
7 photos
Banff National Park • August 1988
Eiffel Lake—Wenkchemna Pass
8 photos
Banff National Park • August 1988
Main Map
A map of most of the trails featured here.

Other Trails Hiked

Baker Creek (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990; Boom Lake (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990; Elk Lake (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990 (portion of trail); Forty Mile Creek (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990 (portion of trail); Johnston Canyon/Ink Pots, Banff, July 1992; Paradise Valley, Banff, July 1998; Paradise Valley (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990 (portion of trail); Parker Ridge, Banff, Sept. 1998; Plain of the Six Glaciers, Banff, July 1992; Plain of the Six Glaciers/Big Beehive/Lake Agnes, Banff, Sept. 1998; Spray River Circuit (skiing), Banff, Jan. 1990; Stanley Glacier (skiing), Kootenay, Jan. 1990; Stoney Squaw Mountain, Banff, Aug. 1988; Wilcox Pass, Jasper, Sept. 1998 (generally, I lack enough decent photos to set up pages for these trails).