Kananaskis Country

Alberta Parks

Mount Shark

Updated: February 08, 2023

Updated: February 8, 2023 | Print Report

A Kananaskis Conservation Pass is required to park your vehicle in Kananaskis and the Bow Valley.
Ice Safety: Alberta Parks does not monitor ice conditions; learn how to assess them for yourself.

    Notes:

    • Be aware of avalanche conditions. Current conditions can be found at Avalanche Canada.
    • Walking, snowshoeing, and fat biking are not permitted on Mt. Shark ski trails - these activities are permitted on the snowshoe trails.
    • Dogs are permitted on-leash on Mt. Shark ski trails.
    • Practice wildlife safety. Travel in groups, make noise on the trail, and keep pets on leash. Carrying bear spray and knowing how to use it is highly recommended.
    • Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees. Please report any downed trees on the trails.

Live Grooming Report

Maps

Trail Name Permitted Activities (Legend) Status Keywords
Biathlon Range Area
Groomed: Feb 02
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Draco
Track Set: Feb 02
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Hercules
Exposed dirt or rocks, at least at the usual sharp corner at the top of a hill about half way around, and at the cut off just below it.  
Groomed: Feb 02 Track Set: Feb 02
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Mass Start Area
Track Set: Feb 02
Cross Country Skiing Open Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Mount Shark Helipad Access
Track Set: Feb 02
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane
Orion
Groomed: Feb 02 Track Set: Feb 02
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Pegasus
Possible exposed dirt or rocks (rocks in the base around the picnic table).
Groomed: Feb 03 Track Set: Feb 03
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Ursa Major
The thinnest snow on the steepest trail- a few uneven surfaces and some exposed dirt or rocks.
Groomed: Feb 03 Track Set: Feb 03
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Virgo
Groomed: Feb 03 Track Set: Feb 03
Skate Skiing Cross Country Skiing Open Skate Skiing,Skiing Cross Country Skiing, XC
Watridge Lake
Track Set: Feb 02
Hiking Cross Country Skiing Skijoring Snowshoeing Open Biking/Cycling,Hiking (Winter),Skiing,Skijoring,Snowshoeing Cross Country Skiing, XC Duane