Ha Ling Peak
Ha Ling Peak
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Salamzeh S
1 contribution
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Secret about Canmore: You and your lower class families are are not welcome here .

This place is essentially reserved for the upper-class, elitists snobs from Northwest Calgary. In an analogy. If Calgary was Rome, Canmore is the equivalent to Calgary's Pompei.

Not a fun hike if you are homosexual, minority or any form of disability. Canmore is the unofficial redneck crown Jule of Alberta and its segregating upper-class intend to keep it this way. They will do this by any means possible. These are the most unethical people in the world, there are no limits to what some people from Canmore are capable off.

I am afraid to even stop at the Mcdonalds now that the gangs from NW Calgary are manifesting here.

the locals will spit on you and shout rude things. This is a dangerous place for driving as the Calgarians who live here are known for street harassment and discrimination.
Written 31 July 2022
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krawner
Chicago, IL1,756 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2021 • Friends
Popular 3-4 hour up-and-back hike to see amazing views of the surrounding mountains. Last part of hike involves scrambling on rocks so wear shoes with good traction if you want to reach the peak. Parking lot fills up early, especially on weekends. Outhouse located at parking lot. Trail starts across the street from the parking lot. 5.8 km round trip, up to height of 2474m. Brought 1 L water which was sufficient because weather was not hot.
Written 11 June 2021
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namabeer
Toronto, Canada452 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2021
Road open on weekend when they are not working on it. Need park pass and can get before at office $15. Hike probably tougher at bottom with change in elevation than rock scramble on top. Poles will help for sure. Very windy at top so can't stay too long if wind gusts. If you are lucky enough there is a small shelter someone made at top to protect from wind. Also check out the ridge walk to Miner's peak at the saddle. Tricky if windy. Worth while hike. Not as bad as it looks in picture. It ain't an Angels Landing (Utah) where people fall off. Nice views of Canmore and distant mountain ranges of Banff & of course Mt Rundle.

Took about 4 hrs (prob 3hr if not stopping and taking photos)

Go early for less people and less likely for wind gusts at the top
Written 6 October 2021
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Dan M
Calgary, Canada709 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2020
This hike is doable almost all year round as long as it is not super cold or in middle of snowstorm or other bad weather. Hundreds of people do this hike every day. I started just before the sun came up at 7:45 (Dec 6). It was about -1C at the base. Very comfortable weather until above the tree line where it was super windy and probably -10C with the wind chill.
There is hardpacked snow and ice on the trail. You really should wear micro spikes.
Strong hikers can do the full hike in about 2.5 hours. Might take up to 5 hours for weaker hikers.
Written 6 December 2020
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Jack
Edmonton, Canada92 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
Have no fear , lots of hard work is required to get to the top . The upgrades to the trail are wonderful . However the trail is extremely popular and parking fills fast , especially on weekends . Even though the Trail was very busy on a Saturday , the hikers were very courteous and respected all abilities.
Hikers of all ages were out getting some exercise and everybody said when you crest the summit , its all worthwhile .
Written 16 August 2020
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couple4travell
Calgary, Canada15 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
Great hike for small groups, beautiful views and intermediate trails. Lots of local wild life so be safe and bear smart. Bear spray and bear bells are a wise choice in this area.
Written 30 January 2020
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Jason Robert south
Canmore, Canada260 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2020 • Friends
It was our first time climbing Ha Ling Peak and we were recommended to climb this mountain from a friend in Banff. The trail up isn't too difficult. There is a gradual uphill climb and a lot of rock stairs. There are also a few sets of wooden stairs as well that are easier to climb. This hike is definitely for everyone, just make sure you bring a lot of water and snacks.

The journey up is about 2 hours or slow if you take minimal breaks. The way down, if you do a mix of jogging and walking, it's around 30 minutes or so. Luckily the way day isn't steep, you just have to watch your footing.

The views at the 2 peaks up top were incredible and a lot to soak up. We sat there for 30 minutes or so having snacks and just absorbing the experience.

I highly recommend this climb.
Written 20 July 2020
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Kirk's Guide
Calgary, Canada208 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022
It's a must do classic, and one of the easiest hikes around Canmore to get to.

Take your time, it's a steep climb all the way up. Can be done by all skill levels summertime when there is no ice or snow. Be prepared for strong wind at the top.

The trail has had some upgrades done to it. Spray Lakes Road is getting work done to in 2022 and the road will be closed.
Written 21 April 2022
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iloveleavingedmonton
Edmonton, Canada10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020 • Friends
Drove over to the Ha Ling Peak trailhead on October 24 and decided to head west instead of east onto Ha Ling. We found High Rockies Trail and did a slow 3 hours along the water which was a lovely, easy trail despite the snow. I was really hoping to see some wildlife with no luck; however, the mountain views were just spectacular.
Written 27 October 2020
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Tony P
Glacier National Park of Canada, Canada111 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019
Fairly long hike straight uphill but the views are quite spectacular, worth it.
From the trans Canada take the 3 Sisters parkway then turn up to the Canmore Nordic Center. But to get to the actual trailhead you'll have to cross the Smith Dorrien Road and walk up the service road to the canal – a distance of about 50 metres. Cross the canal on the concrete bridge and look for the sign saying Ha Ling Peak. Start the hike by heading up into the woods.
Written 11 February 2020
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