Skyline Trail Backpacking Guide, Jasper

Clever Hiker:

Of the 44 kilometers of trail, nearly two thirds is above treeline with sweeping mountain views in all directions, beautiful glacial lakes, and wind-swept ridges.

Usually completed in 2-4 days, the trail climbs over three mountain passes, though the route is moderately-graded. You’ll encounter diverse flora and fauna (and a beautiful wildflower display in August), as well as vast meadows great for wildlife viewing.

Obtaining a permit for this trail can be tough, but if you’re lucky enough to get one, you’re in for a fantastic high alpine adventure. ….

Skyline Trail Backpacking Guide, Jasper National Park

 Our two favourite hikes near Jasper Alberta are Berg Lake, Mount Robson and the Skyline Trail.

Your best starting point for organizing Skyline is the Clever Hiker page…

Skyline Trail Backpacking Guide, Jasper National Park

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