Canmore Runner is a forty-something, middle of the pack trail runner who is lucky enough to run on the stunning and varied trails of Canmore, the Bow Valley and beyond. This blog is dedicated to showcasing those trails and, overtime, to becoming a resource for trail runners living in, or visiting, Canmore and the surrounding area.
Trail runs profiled on the blog are presented in the table below. Click on the name of the run and the corresponding blog post will open.
Trail running routes profiled on Canmore Runner
|Route||Distance (KM)||Elevation (M)|
|Tunnel Mountain (OAB*)||4.4||250|
|Stoney Squaw Loop||4.5||393|
|East End of Rundle (OAB)||5.5||899|
|Ha Ling (OAB)||6||590|
|Bow River Loop||8||22|
|Lady Mac (OAB to helipad)||8||1000|
|High Rockies Trail (OAB from Goat Creek)||10||339|
|High Rockies Trail (OAB from Buller Mountain)||10||590|
|Tent Ridge Loop||10||879|
|Heart Mountain Loop||10||1000|
|Lady Mac (OAB to the summit)||10||1260|
|Grotto Mountain (OAB)||10||1429|
|Cory-Edith Pass Loop||12.5||1100|
|Prairie View-Jewell Pass Loop||16||980|
|Sulphur Mountain Loop from Cave and Basin||17||1250|
|Lake Minnewanka (OAB)||18||797|
|Mount Bourgeau (OAB)||24||1500|
|High Rockies Trail (OAB from Three Sisters Reservoir)||24||1395|
Canmore Runner can be contacted by leaving a comment on the blog or at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Disclaimer! Trail running can be a dangerous sport. Conditions in the mountains and on the trails can change rapidly and may be different than described on this blog. While Canmore Runner has done everything possible to present thorough information, its accuracy cannot be guaranteed. Maps are provided for reference only and should not be used to substitute for more detailed topographic maps. Always be self-sufficient and prepared to deal with changing conditions and emergencies, as well as the possibility of a wildlife encounter. The Bow Valley is bear country and it’s advised to always carry bear spray, make lots of noise and respect wildlife closures.