Cycling Highwood Pass North - Canada’s highest paved road.
Ride 13.6 kilometers gaining 508 meters at 3.6% average grade.
Within the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park on Alberta Highway 40, at 2,179 meters (7,148’) Highwood Pass is the highest paved pass in all of Canada.
Highwood Pass lies in the Misty Range of the Canadian Rockies. The route from the south begins near Lower Kananaskis Lake which, along with the Upper Kananaskis, are a pair of beautiful crystal clear Rocky Mountain Lakes definitely worth the short trip to for hiking and scenic opportunities.
Thank you Lynne and Lynn Sugden, AB, CAN
Thank you Leigh McAdam.
The Highwood Pass Loop - One of Canada’s Best Drives - hikebiketravel.com, Leigh McAdam.