How to Hike up to Yates Mountain Lookout from Barrier Lake

- A water bottle - Bear Spray -- Snacks to enjoy throughout the hike. - Camera/phone to capture the views  - Kananaskis Recreational Pass

The Basics: What to Bring

The hike is located next to Barrier Lake and starts at the Barrier Lake parking lot. The hike is located in Bow Valley Provincial Park.

Where is the trail located?

Distance: 15.4 km return / 9.57 miles return Elevation: 905 m / 2967 ft. elevation gain Type: Lollipop trail (basically a loop trail) Length: 5-6 hours return (including breaks)  Difficulty: Hard Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Trail information:

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