Sarrail Ridge, Kananaskis Country, Alberta

This trail in Upper Lake Kananaskis is incredibly popular. The hike to Rawson Lake is relatively easy and rewards you with the stunning sight of an emerald green lake, fed by glacial runoff. Many find it satisfying to simply be there, enjoying lunch and taking in the view of the surrounding mountain range. For those with energy to spare, an additional 3 km uphill climb along an avalanche path will lead you to Sarrail Ridge. From there, you can take in the breathtaking 360° view of an unobstructed vistas, with Rawson Lake below and Upper Kananaskis Lake to the north. This view is sure to heal the soul and leave you in awe.