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Montane Traverse

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Slope Length

7.5 KM

Beginning at the Cougar Creek Parking lot, this trail rises up above SilverTip Golf Course and continues to Harvie Heights. Enjoy incredible views of the Bow Valley, Mount Rundle, and the Three Sisters. This trail involves some steep climbs.

LOCATION: follow Benchlands Trail and turn right at Elk Run Blvd. Take your first left into the Cougar Creek Parking Lot. Start travelling up the creek and take the trail that leads up to the left after the houses end. Cougar Creek is currently closed. Alternative access to the Montane Traverse can be accessed through the Eagle Heights neighborhood or through Johnn'ys Trail which can be accessed on Palliser Trail.
DURATION: 2 hours
ELEVATION CHANGE: 250 m