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Stunning and a little bit more adventaruous

A great hike for all ages and especially with children (age 6 and up) just a little bit more... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2018
Joost Alex A H
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Antwerp, Belgium
Great hike

If you are half thinking of doing this hike- then do it Walking across the snow was the worse bit... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
Whybs27
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Okotoks, Canada
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

A great hike for all ages and especially with children (age 6 and up) just a little bit more exciting than the average hike, with a boat ride start a very small rock climbing finish and the rewards of a hanging lake.

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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

If you are half thinking of doing this hike- then do it Walking across the snow was the worse bit - in my opinion, the ladder, tunnel and cave were ok It took us 3.5 hrs to get to top. We didn’t have time to...More

1  Thank Whybs27
Reviewed May 27, 2018

A quick boat ride to the trail head is well worth your time! Crypt lake is gorgeous! Make sure you pack a lunch if staying the day or spend the night camping - you won't regret it!

1  Thank Natalie M
Reviewed March 28, 2018

i went on this hiking trail with some friends in summer, this hiking trail does not disappoint its tough and ruff, but its so much fun.

Thank Seth G
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Not for the faint of heart, or afraid of heights, but even though I'm both, I'd do it again. I did this for my 60th birthday and the views were incredible.

2  Thank Cheri L
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

If there is one hike to do, this is the one. The beauty of this scenic hike is unmatched. The variety in this hike is awesome, from a boat ride across the Waterton Lakes to a crawl thru a short tunnel. Spectacular!

1  Thank Ed B
Reviewed September 25, 2017 via mobile

This trail had long been on my bucket list and finally did it this summer. Absolutely spectacular and glad I did it before the fires.

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Reviewed September 24, 2017

I call this my one and done hike. It was so invigorating, fun, hard and scary! This was our third 10+ mile hike in the same amount of days, so we weren't sure how exhausted we would be, but we even beat some of the...More

3  Thank julieb8
Reviewed September 14, 2017

A must do if you are in Waterton. It might be somewhat challenging for some but it is worth it. Get out and play!

1  Thank Brian D
Reviewed September 10, 2017

This was a crazy hike along cliff edges, up the ladder, through the tunnel and then the part where you hang on to the cable! My husband and I are in relatively good shape even though we are 60 and we made it! Had a...More

3  Thank Sue_in_Raleigh
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Response from Natalie M | Reviewed this property |
Hi! Google “waterton shoreline cruise company” and search for the crypt lake hike (sorry trip advisor won’t let me add the URL). The meeting point is right at the ferry dock across from Pat’s in Waterton. Friends who are... More
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