Description: An easy ski to a lovely lake, with the option of walking further to the Karst Spring up the mountain.
Special Note: This trail may now be track-set, due to an agreement with the government. Drivers will need to purchase a parking pass. (Please see below.)
Distance: 6.5 km to the lake and return.
Elevation Gain: 50 metres.
Difficulty: Mostly easy. A 20 metre drop down to the lake requires some snow-plowing skills.
Safety Precaution: This will be January! Make sure you are properly dressed and have extra clothing in your pack in case of emergency.
What to Bring: Extra clothing in pack, lunch, adequate fluids.
Event Trailhead: Mount Shark Trails, Smith-Dorrien Road, Kananaskis Country
Driving Distance: 130 km one-way.
Drivers Please Note: An agreement between the Provincial Government and Nordiq Alberta will bring back trail grooming in exchange for users purchasing and displaying a parking pass. Please follow this link to do so: