October 10, 2017
A detailed description of the Sulphur Skyline Trail in Jasper National Park, including distance, elevation gain, difficulty, map and pictures.
August 8, 2017
Switchback Campground to Tonquin Valley Trailhead
Distance: 13.6 km
Elevation Loss: 400 m
Elevation Gain: 40 m
Time: 4 hours
Our last day in the mountains had us waking up bright and early, as we wanted to get to the parking lot and back on the road in a decent ti...
August 7, 2017
Amethyst Campground to Switchback Campground
Distance: 6.8 km
Elevation Gain: 150 m
Time: 3 hours
The next day we woke up bright and early to get a quick start on our journey to Switchback campground. It was our last full day being out in the backcountry and we were o...
Maccarib Campground to Amethyst Campground
Distance: 3.4 km
Elevation Loss: 50 m
Time: 1 hour
The second day of the trip was much easier and shorter than the first day. I had purposely planned it this way so we could spend the day at the lake and explore the surroundi...
August 6, 2017
Portal Creek Trailhead to Maccarib Campground
Distance: 19.5 km
Elevation Gain: 500 m
Elevation Loss: 100 m
Time: 8 hours
How To Get There: When driving north on Highway 93 towards Jasper Townsite, turn onto Highway 93A. You can start the trail by taking either Ca...
August 26, 2016
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Tekarra Campground to North Skyline Trailhead
Distance: 13.7 km
Elevation Loss: 1000 m
I woke up at around 7:30 am to cloudy skies and damp air. Though it wasn’t raining, I still tried to pack up quickly, just...
August 24, 2016
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Snowbowl Campground to Tekarra Campground
Distance: 18.2 km
Elevation Gain: 750 m
Elevation Loss: 300 m
Time: 6 hours
Today was the day I had been worried about the most. I was going to be hiking over two passes today, inclu...
Maligne Lake Trailhead to Snowbowl Campground
Distance: 12.2 km
Elevation Gain: 650 m
Time: 4 hours
How To Get There: I went south to north on the trail so I took a shuttle bus that stopped at the North Skyline Trailhead. To get to the north trailhead, drive east from Jasp...