Elephant Rocks; Mount Chester; yellow larch. Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Kananaskis Country, Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada.
Mount Chester rises above the Elephant Rocks and yellow larch trees in Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. The Elephant Rocks are beautifully eroded limestone blocks of the Livingston Formation that have tumbled from slopes above. Chester Lake is a delightful hike of 5.2 miles round trip with 1000 ft gain through larch forest. Extending the hike to Three Lakes Valley is 7.8 miles RT with 1800 ft gain to a lake-dotted limestone barrens. Kananaskis Country is a park system in the Canadian Rockies west of Calgary.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download