Lineham Ridge – Rowe Lakes (Waterton)

Lineham lakes

Date: 10/17/2015

Location: Waterton Lake National Park

Distance: 12.2 miles (including side trip to Upper Rowe Lakes)

Elevation Gain: 3480 feet

Highest Elevation: 8400 feet

Time: 6.5 hours

This trail is divided in two main sections: a pleasant, though persistent uphill path in the forest from TH to Rowe Lake Meadow (first 3+ miles), followed by a very steep climb through alpine rocky landscape.

Start of rocky climbing path

Lineham ridge

I was told there are 6 Lineham lakes; 5 in above photo

On the way back, I hiked up to upper Rowe Lake.

 

 

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