3,461 ft
Distance
83 ft
Climb
-3 ft
Descent
00:06:43
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Buller Pass Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Mountain Bike
    • Hike
    • Trail Running
  • Riding Area
    Spray Valley Provincial Park
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Trail Type
    Mixed
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Blue
  • Physical Rating
    Moderate
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • Global Ranking
    #119558 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • #7184 in Trail Running
    • #1674 in Hiking
  • Local Popularity
    55 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 80 in Trail Running
    • 100 in Hiking
  • Land Owner
    Alberta Parks

Use this trail to access/exit the High Rockies Trail from the Smith-Dorrien Trail. The turnoffs to the HRT are less than 1 km from the highway.

This is one of the most popular hiking trails in Kananaskis. Yield to hikers.

Access Info

Starts from the Buller Mtn Day Use Area on the Smith-Dorrien Trail [Hwy 742]. Cross the highway and look for the signs.

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More Stats for Buller Pass Trail multi-use trail trail
  • Altitude change
    80 ft
  • Altitude min
    5,895 ft
  • Altitude max
    5,975 ft
  • Altitude start
    5,895 ft
  • Altitude end
    5,974 ft
  • Grade
    2.3%
  • Grade max
    -3.4%
  • Grade min
    8.8%
  • Distance climb
    2,490 ft
  • Distance down
    404 ft
  • Distance flat
    568 ft
  • Avg time
    00:06:43
  • Avg reverse time
    00:08:15
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      Buller Pass Trail Trail Reports

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      Oct 14, 2023 @ 5:30am
      Oct 14, 2023
      Aug 20, 2023 @ 6:13pm
      Aug 20, 2023
      Tree down near the very NE end of the trail, on the hill before the bridge. Watch your speed if descending, it is a little blind.
      Aug 8, 2023 @ 11:34am
      Aug 8, 2023
      Aug 7, 2022 @ 5:45am
      Aug 7, 2022
      All good!
      Aug 1, 2021 @ 9:50am
      Aug 1, 2021
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      • 1 rides
      • 5 miles avg distance
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      • 172 rides
      • Last: Aug 12, 2023

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      Aug 20, 2023 @ 6:13pm
      Aug 20, 2023

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