The tent sites are scattered in two separate loops; the first located amongst the trees above the lake and the second, 0.5 kilometres along the lake shore on the opposite side of the creek. 40 and south on Kananaskis Lakes Trail. Nicely nestled in by Three Isle Lake and about 12km from Aster Lake over Northover Ridge. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Lake District to Douglas via Keswick, Bus Station, Lancaster City Centre, Bus Station, Heysham, Towers, and Heysham in around 10h 33m. All I can find are trip reports for the loop, going the opposite direction (Upper Lake to Aster Lake to Three Isle Lake to Interlakes), and none of the ones I've looked at offer any detail about the section ascending Northover ridge from Three Isle Lake. Over 2,200 lakes are mapped in High Definition and include the most accurate survey data available, often collected by our own team of GIS analyst cartographers. This is a moderate loop trail to Park Patrol Cabin in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Map. Advanced User Tagging (Pro) - 2004-07-24 Northover 2 - Aster Lake to Three Isle Lake. While most people opt to hike this route as a 2 or 3 day trip, camping at Aster and Three Isle Lakes, this description is for a 1 day loop. Elevation gain: 4,000 ft. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/alberta/three-isle-lake The lake itself is the cloudiest lake I have fished due to glacial runoff with … This is NOT an easy hike to do in 1 day, however, and the ridge is no pushover for any length trip. It's light Rough GPS position Latitude. Arrival. The views were awesome on this part of the trail so make sure if you do this hike, you have good weather on this section of the route, both for the safety and the views. This is NOT an easy hike to do in 1 day, however, and the ridge is no pushover for any length trip. The closest access is at the Upper Lake Day Use Area. Along the road and at the lakes, there are numerous car campgrounds, all of which had space available during late August, 1998. There are 5 private trips. Go right at this junction (left takes you back to your car), and follow the clear path to Three Isle Lake Campground, which is roughly 3.5 km from the junction. Distance: 6.7 km to forks, 10.2 km to lake, 13 km to pass.The time and distance are round-trip.The hike to the Forks Campground from Upper Kananaskis Lake is a good hike for your first overnight trip of the year. Details. Destination Lake: Three Isle Lake. The most common itinerary for doing this loop involves hiking in to Three Isle Lake on the first day, heading up to Northover Ridge and back down to Aster Lake on the second day, then hiking out on the third day. The trail is mostly used by experienced backpackers doing a three-day trip incorporating Northover Ridge and Three Isle Lake. Enter a campground, Provincial Park, city or town, and we'll make suggestions on where you can go camping. Fortunately the hike up to the lake is worthwhile in itself. Note that this route ascends a formidable headwall in the final section between Forks and Three Isle Lake … The timezone in Three Isle Lake is America/Cambridge_Bay Morning Sunrise at 04:31 and Evening Sunset at 20:57. Campsite. 50.6333°, Longitude. Sarrail, Mt. It isn't too far (under 7 km) or too steep and it puts you in easy range of Three Isle Lake and the South Kananaskis Pass. At 2.2 km the Upper Lake Connector provides a second access to the Upper Lake Circuit. Specify Arrival Date. Aster Lake 5-19-9-W5 OPEN ALL YEAR l 2 trout Barnaby Lake 32-4-3-W5 OPEN JULY 16 TO OCT. 31 Bait ban 1 trout over 40 cm ... Three Isle Lake 23-19-10-W5 OPEN ALL YEAR l 2 trout Tombstone Lakes 13-20-8-W5 OPEN ALL YEAR l 2 trout Unnamed (Blairmore Water Supply Reservoir) Aster Lake to Three Isle Lake Scrambling Trip . Bikes are permitted as far as Invincible Creek, located approximately 3.8 km from the trailhead. Great job guys, too bad I passed on this trip. Both require a nightly camping fee which costs $3.00/night/person. When on the hiking part of the trip, there are two obvious places to camp: Aster Lake and Three Isle Lake. We did this backpack last summer, and have been dying to get back. The third reason I'll add is that if the water level in Hidden lake is high, you'll only have to do that section once. There will be a handful of great views and stairs to help with the descents. W hat little mountain scenery I’ve seen at South Kananaskis Pass looks fabulous. Back to albums list The route to Three Isle Lake Campground follows the route you walked in to Turbine Canyon for roughly 7.5 km until you come to a junction. https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/alberta/aster-lake-trail vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Aster Lake campground is a primitive backcountry site in Kananaskis Country, south-west of Upper K Lake. Joffre, Mt. An almost three-km long tightrope of scree poised between the neve of Northover Glacier, and scree slopes plunging over 1200 m, or nearly 5,000 ft. into Joffre Creek Start: Aster Lake via #69 or Three Isle Lake … Start-End Times: July 29 2005 at 03:37pm, August 01 2005 at 07:15pm One way estimated distance: 48.26Km One way estimated height gain: 2689m One way estimated height loss: 2647m Route: Northover Ridge to Three Isle Lake to Turbine Canyon. And Three Isle Lake is also a pretty destination in its own right, at least when the water levels are high. Park Patrol Cabin Loop via Three Isle Lake Trail, Whiskey Jack Trail and Lookout Trail;Tyrwhitt Trail, Park Patrol Cabin Loop via Upper Kananaskis Lake Trail, Point Backcountry Campground via Upper Kananaskis Lake Trail, Aster Lake Backcountry Campground Loop via Three Isle Lake Trail, Lower Elk Lake Campground via Elk River Forest Service Road, Mt Indefatigable East Peak Loop via Indefatigable Trail, Point Backcountry Campground Loop via Upper Kananaskis Lake Trail. While most people opt to hike this route as a 2 or 3 day trip, camping at Aster and Three Isle Lakes, this description is for a 1 day loop. There is no direct connection from Lake District to Isle of Man. Northover, Warrior Mountain and Mt. Across the lake you can see the South Kananaskis Pass where we had come from the previous day. Aster Lake Campground from Upper Kananaskis Lake, K country, 11k one-way. The lake appears to be fairly deep in areas and the water is … Three Isle Lake is the most popular overnight destination of all the trails radiating out from Upper Kananaskis Lake. The first is that the braided streams at Aster Lake fill by the afternoon, thereby slowing you down. July 18-19, 2009. Log in to leave a tip here. Setting off in the morning on a beautiful day to hike along Northover Ridge to our next camp at Aster Lake. This is a report from my recent backpacking and scrambling trip to the Aster and Three Isle Lake area of Kananaskis from 10 – 13 August 2012. While most people opt to hike this route as a 2 or 3 day trip, camping at Aster and Three Isle Lakes, this description is for a 1 day loop. Three Isle cook out. Start-End Times: July 29 2005 at 03:37pm, August 01 2005 at 07:15pm One way estimated distance: 48.26Km One way estimated height gain: 2689m One way estimated height loss: 2647m Route: Northover Ridge to Three Isle Lake … Cordonnier. Departure. While most people opt to hike this route as a 2 or 3 day trip, camping at Aster and Three Isle Lakes, this description is for a 1 day loop. Upper Kananaskis Lake is a natural lake that was turned into a reservoir in Kananaskis Country in Alberta, Canada.. Upper Kananaskis Lake, along with the Lower Kananaskis Lake, is located in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park.. vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2020 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.vBulletin Security provided by Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Destination Lake: Three Isle Lake. User Alert System provided by Aster Lake is located on an un-maintained trail from the Upper Kananaskis Lake loop trail. Yet another impressive trip. Three Isle lake is a fairly good sized lake located near South Kananaskis Pass within Peter Laugheed Provincial Park. Distance: 6.7 km to forks, 10.2 km to lake, 13 km to pass.The time and distance are round-trip.The hike to the Forks Campground from Upper Kananaskis Lake is a good hike for your first overnight trip of the year. Aster Lake Backcountry Campground is in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, 50 km south of Hwy. Marko, that photo of the correct route from your 2009 TR is gold! This is a report from my recent backpacking and scrambling trip to the Aster and Three Isle Lake area of Kananaskis from 10 – 13 August 2012. Both meet at the Kananaskis lakes. Scramblers/climbers use it as access to Mt. Exercise caution and don't be afraid to backtrack if weather proves an issue. Aster Lake to Three Isle Lake Scrambling Trip. Friday 10 August: I met Andrea at the Petro Can station on Hwy 1 early Friday morning and drove out together to the Kananaskis Lakes. It is generally visited by those hiking Northover Ridge and there is a backcountry campground located below it. Aster Lake is located on an un-maintained trail from the Upper Kananaskis Lake loop trail. There are no published trips for this hike. Three Isle Lake Campground: A popular site when we were there. Two reasons. Also a great place to enjoy your lunch on the way out! See a slideshow of the backpack here. Three Isle Lake & South Kananaskis Pass, Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta, Canada (7-20-14) Two days prior to this adventure Lupe had a fabulous day going from Upper Kananaskis Lake in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park to the Turbine Campground along the Maude-Lawson Lakes Trail . Up at 6:30 the second day started with an early morning breakfast, tales of the evening and anxious discussion of the days adventure. Given the COVID-19 pandemic, call ahead to verify hours, and remember to practice social distancing. No tips and reviews. Look forward to the photos. Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.1 The campground is 10.3 km from the day use via Upper Kananaskis Lake Circuit/Three Isle Lake Trail. This trail goes by Rawson Lake Trailhead, Foch Pond, Aster Lake Backcountry Campground, Three Isle Lake Campground, Forks Campground, Jct Upper Lake Circuit, Indefatigable Trail Decomissioned 2005, and Interlakes. But I can't imagine carrying that huge pack again doing all of the stuffs. The weather was fantastic and had the makings for a very hot day. Route Description Record a track in Gaia GPS on iOS or Android and publish it to have it show up here. 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