Mount Alderson

Region: Waterton​

Distance: 17 km (return)

Elevation gain: 1100 m or 3600 feet

Rating: Park trail and off-trail ridge hike

Estimated hiking time: 5 to 6 hours

Description: This is a readily-accessible hike to one of the highest peaks in Waterton Park. The route starts at Cameron Lake, first ascending the popular Carthew-Alderson trail to its maximum elevation, then ascending further off trail above upper Carthew Lake, following the ridge to the summit of Alderson. Return the same way.

Trip date: September 11, 2010

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