The Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge Trail

Difficulty
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Moderate
Duration
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2-3h
Distance
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6.4 km
Elevation
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365 m
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The Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge Trail

At only 6.4 km, the hike to the Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge is a fairly short adventure that will produce some truly amazing views. While out on the trail, you will pass through the peaceful atmosphere of the woodlands and meadows of the area before climbing uphill along a small ridge for views of nearby peaks. There are several other routes that lead up Nub Peak; however, this one is the most direct.

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Route Description for The Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge Trail

Hiking to the Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge is a fairly quick and easy way to receive some amazing views of the surrounding alpine terrain of Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park without too much trouble in terms of challenging or technical terrain. The trail sets out from the lodge and heads west through relaxing stretches of forest and meadow before climbing uphill to reach the Niblet. From here, continue north along the ridgeline and soak up the breathtaking views until you arrive at the Nublet, which has some nice views of Nub Peak directly ahead. Take some time to appreciate the mountain setting before turning around to follow the trail back to the lodge. This return journey along the ridge will produce some amazing views of Sunburst Peak and Mount Assiniboine to the south.

Getting to the The Niblet & Nublet from Assiniboine Lodge Trail Trailhead

Mount Assiniboine Provincial Park is a remote hiking destination that is not accessible by car, making it difficult for hikers to explore the area’s many pristine trails. To get into the park, you will need to backpack in from the Mount Shark or Sunshine Village trailheads. Alternatively, you can pay to take a scenic helicopter ride to save time and skip the extra hiking distance.

Route Information

  • When to do

    June-September

  • Backcountry Campsites

    Lake Magog

  • Pets allowed

    Yes - On Leash

  • Family friendly

    Older Children only

  • Route Signage

    Average

  • Crowd Levels

    Moderate

  • Route Type

    Out and back

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