Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Nihahi Ridge

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This trail switchbacks up to the shoulder of Nihahi Ridge. It then takes a quick dive across the open saddle and then straight up the ridge edge. There are great views of east down the Elbow River Valley and west up the Little Elbow River Valley. The trailhead is on Little Elbow Trail, 0.5 km west of Little Elbow Campground.

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Open
Length:2.5 km one-way
Elevation Profile390 m / 1,280 ft m
Type:Out-and-Back
Group Size Limit:15  (Permit information)
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Trail Report:Elbow Valley
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Updated: May 19, 2021