Trip at a Glance
Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada
Adventure, Hiking Trekking
6 - 7 Hours
Departure Day(s) and Time(s)
Grande Cache, AB, Canada
All Day Hiking prices are based on a minimum of three (3) participants., Distance of hike: 10.2 km. / 6.4 mi. return., Starting elevation: 1130 m. / 3700 ft., Maximum elevation: 1844 m. / 6050 ft., Elevation gain/loss: 714 m. / 2350 ft., Driving time: About 10 minutes.Overall trip time: 6 - 7 hours., Itinerary:, 9:00am: We meet at the Grande Cache Tourism & Interpretive Centre., Introductions., Go over equipment and clothing / distribute lunches / pack up, load up, head out., 9:20am: Drive to the trailhead. (about 5 min.), Begin hike., 1:00pm (approx): Lunch on or near summit. (approx. 30 min.), (There will be several additional rest and watering stops along the way.), Begin return hike to vehicle., Return drive to Interpretive Centre. (about 5 min.), 3:30pm (approx): Arrive back at Interpretive Centre., Questions and comments / Disperse., Please note: Taste of Wilderness reserves the right to alter itineraries as necessary to suit group abilities, weather conditions, or any other factors beyond our control.
- You will learn a lot as the guide interprets what we see along the way with a constantly changing terrain and scenery that will keep you intrigued and wanting to see more.
- Learn about the area's history, geology, plants, wildlife, and weather.
- A fun and scenic hike through the ecological zones to the lower alpine, with the summit.