Bertha Peak

Region: Waterton

Distance: 17 km (return)

Elevation gain: 1150 m or 3700 feet

Rating: Park trail and off-trail ridge hike

Estimated hiking time: 5 to 7 hours

Description: The hike starts by taking the popular trail from Waterton townsite to Bertha Lake. On the north side of the lake, past the campground, follow the ridge off-trail along unofficial/game trails (steep!). The final section of the route ascends in a northeast direction until the peak is reached, providing great views of Bertha and Waterton Lakes. Return the same way.

Trip date: August 8, 2012

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