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The exposure grade describes the potential consequences of falling or slipping off the path.
Low Exposure: The path is on completely flat land and potential injury is limited to falling over.
Medium Exposure: The trail contains some obstacles such as outcroppings and rock which could cause injury.
High Exposure: Some trail sections have exposed ledges or steep ascents/descents where falling could cause serious injury.
Extreme Exposure: Some trail sections are extremely exposed where falling will almost certainly result in serious injury or death.
A straight-forward out-and-back route within easy reach of Calgary (~40 min) with great views.
The 14 km route is well-marked and although fairly sustained ascent (~650 m) to begin with can be completed in around 3-4 hours.
It is also a popular spot for geocaching and it is worthwhile traversing the whole ridge having made the effort to get there.
Parking is roadside and alternatives can be made on the return leg to make the outing into a loop.