Jasper Old Fort Point Hiking Trail

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail Loop


Old Fort Point is a relatively big hill next to Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Located within the Jasper town, this hiking trail offers splendid panoramic view of the townsite at its summit. Frequently, herds of mountain rams and goats can be seen grazing along the trail. With sheer cliffs on both sides of the trail, the scenery offers a dramatic backdrop for wedding photography, engagement photo shoots, selfie portrait, and family group picture.

Check map below for trail location.

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Summit

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May 24, 2014: Stairs at the beginning of trailhead.

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May 24, 2014: Pyramid Mountain seen from Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: Lookout point for Pyramid Mountain

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May 24, 2014: Lookout point for Whistlers Mountain

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Pyramid Mountain and Jasper townsite

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: close-up view of Jasper town from Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: close-up view of Jasper town from Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Rather steep here. I wonder if it's safe here on rainy days.

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May 24, 2014: Getting higher with views getting even better.

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May 24, 2014: Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: About half way to the summit

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May 24, 2014: Facing Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

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May 24, 2014: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge seen from Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: At the top of Old Fort Point

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May 24, 2014: Whistlers Mountain seen from Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge seen from Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Jasper town seen from Old Fort Point Trail

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May 24, 2014: Jasper town seen from Old Fort Point Trail

Mountain Sheep

Some photos of mountain sheep were seen along the Old Fort Point trail.

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Map and Driving Direction

The hiking trailhead (parking lot) of Old Fort Point is indicated by Red Point on the following map (click EXTERNAL LINK below to view map).

Or, read Icefields Parkway Tour Guide for nearby attractions.


EXTERNAL LINK

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