Mount Edith Cavell Bike Climb - PJAMM Cycling

Mount Edith Cavell

Canada

All the cycling data and info you'll need to climb Mount Edith Cavell

Page Contributor(s): Lynn Sugden, Sherwood Park, AB, CAN

Explore this Climb

PJAMM Cycling LogoDark Sky logo
LOCAL WEATHER

Start
Finish

PJAMM’S CLIMB REPORT

If you love climbing by bike and would like more detailed information on the world’s top bike climbs, join our PJAMM Cycling group and receive our Special Edition Climb Report.
  • Receive a monthly report.
  • Get detailed and entertaining information on the greatest bike climbs and climbing areas throughout the world.
  • Discover beautiful landscapes with drone video and professional photos of remote and exotic places.
  • Gain insider knowledge on where to stay and how to conquer some of the most difficult climbs.

Climb Summary


Cycling Mount Edith Cavell, AB, CAN

Ride 19 kilometers gaining 696 meters at 3.4% average grade.

Maligne Range of the Canadian Rockies.

Mount Edith Cavell.

Angel Glacier is visible on the north face of the peak

This climb is not called Mount Edith Cavell for nothing!  For most of this southerly climb, you are heading towards and in site of the mighty Mount Edith Cavell in Alberta’s incomparable Jasper National Park.  As the photos on this page might suggest, Mount Edith Cavell is the most prominent peak located entirely within Alberta.

We ride towards and in sight of the north face of Mount Edith Cavell much of the climb.

Hanging Angel Glacier upper middle photo.

The climb begins at the intersection of Routes 93 and 93A in sight of the Athabasca River . . .

. . . and ends at Mount Edith Cavell.

.

The beautiful Jasper National Park.

Your bucket list should include hiking and cycling in Jasper National Park, which is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies and one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Sites.  This huge park was established in 1907, consists of 2,345,130 acres, and averages over 2,000,000 visitors per year (2.45m in 2019).  Visitors to the park can enjoy the beauty of glaciers, lakes, and mountains (like the beautiful and mighty Mt. Edith Cavell).  One major draw to the park is Icefields Parkway, which takes you on the 230 km (143 mile) stretch of road between Jasper and the iconic aqua waters of Lake Louise.  If you’re looking for wildlife, there’s no shortage in Jasper NP -- you can expect to see bighorn sheep, elk, moose, and the lucky visitor who keeps an eye out might even spot a coyote or a bear.

Thank you Lynn Sugden, Alberta, CAN!