Explore Jasper

Snow­shoe­ing
An explorato­ry trip to the ridge from Pyra­mid lake was fun and new.
I guess ven­ture beyond goes with this post. We found some isother­mal snow, mean­ing the snow is con­stant tem­per­a­ture through­out the snow­pack and if you step in it when it is soft, you will punch right through. Even snow­shoes will not help float you. Once we cleared the tree areas to the open areas, the snow was packed bet­ter. You will run into dif­fer­ent snow­pack where ever you go, so be pre­pared.

At time of writ­ing, this area was not closed.


Access: From town, Pyra­mid Lake Road

Park­ing: Yes

Trail­head: Along the lake, Pyra­mid Lake Resort

Activ­i­ties: Snow­shoe / Cross-coun­try Ski­ing


Pyramid Lake and Ridge

Snowshoe Medicine Lake

Win­ter is a won­der­ful time to explore this area where you can roam over the frozen lake and dis­cov­er some inter­est­ing areas like the canyon that is not reach­able in the sum­mer. The out­let of Maligne Riv­er is anoth­er area to explore, years ago, the…

Snowshoe Boundary Lake

Bound­ary Lake A sim­ple short adven­ture with snow­shoes or skis if you like. This trail starts right at the Jasper / Banff bor­der, hence the name Bound­ary Lake. It is only about 1.5km to 2km from the bor­der sign. From Jasper, it will be just a lit­tle more than an hour.…

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