Summit Elevation (m): 2148
Elevation Gain (m): 900
Trip Time (hr): 6.5
Total Trip Distance (km): 10.5
Quick ‘n Dirty Rating: Class 2/3 – you fall, you sprain or break something
Difficulty Notes: Easy to moderate scrambling depending on the route chosen up to the summit and on the alternate return.
Technical Rating: SC5; YDS (3rd)
Map: Google Maps
Heart Mountain is an easy but fun scramble – and extremely popular. Since there was still no snow Jeff and I tackled this one in November 2001 and I repeated it along with Grant MacEwan again in January of 2009 as the same loop route.