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Bald Hills

Maligne Lake, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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great day hike

it is a loop. we took the valley one up, saw a bear by the trail, so we waited. a group of people... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Xiaojing s
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San Diego, California
Good hike, with good views of Miligne lake

Hike starts out on a gravel service road. BE AWARE- 1/3 of the way up- you can take the trail that... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Lisa D
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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Maligne Lake, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago

it is a loop. we took the valley one up, saw a bear by the trail, so we waited. a group of people up at the hill also stopped to watch the grizzly bear digging up grassroots. the top of the bald hill offers great...More

Thank Xiaojing s
Reviewed 2 days ago

Hike starts out on a gravel service road. BE AWARE- 1/3 of the way up- you can take the trail that goes through the woods. Much nicer to hike this way than to stay on service road. Pretty trail with sections to look back at...More

Thank Lisa D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best bits were meadows near top with flowers and marmots/squirrels and views from top. BUT at top there is a short bit of a ridge path with loose shale and steep drop on one side. I suffer vertigo and needed words of encouragement from my...More

1  Thank Anne523
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We hiked Bald Hills loop at the beginning of July and did that classical shortcut up – fire road down way. Shortcut is much steeper, but has wonderful views and makes the hike shorter. We had the hike preplanned on ViewRanger and used that for...More

2  Thank Ave T
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Hiking along fireroads gets pretty tedious, and a fire road makes up the majority of this trail; however, it's still a good workout and the views at the top are worth it! The mini scramble to the upper viewpoints are fun!

Thank Élise B
Reviewed 8 August 2017

As we were experiencing smokey conditions because of the fires elsewhere we arrived to clear skies and a lovely coloured lake to get some great photos [a little lucky]

Thank tluke
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

This hike starts at the parking lot and goes on top of the Bald hills overlooking Maligne lake. On a sunny day the water in Maligne lake is a beautiful blue. This makes for some great pictures. Take the road to the top- fairly easy...More

Thank Lee T
Reviewed 13 June 2017

It was a difficult hike but totally worth it. You get a good view of the surroundings. Good pictures of Maligne Lake

Thank Laura K
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

I trekked this trail in the early morning, after a dewy start I headed up the road and then took the turn to the left as suggested by other reviews. This trail provided many switchbacks and difficult conditions as it was still covered in snow...More

Thank thesurfingtraveller
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The trail was open and there was no note or sign of snow on the trail. But after about 45 min into the hike, there was still a lots of snow (1-1,50 m) on the way up and covered the trail completely. One wrong step...More

Thank Micha C
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Fahad M
3 August 2016|
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Response from jassyho | Reviewed this property |
I would agree with the others, this is not a hike for a small child.
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