Crypt Lake is one of three hikes that make up Waterton’s Triple Crown and in 2014 National Geographic rated it as one of the worlds top 20 most thrilling trails! Highlights are spectacular waterfall views, a 60 ft. cave you will climb through and an exciting cable traverse along a cliff ledge. Check out the video of our adventure hiking to Crypt Lake here!
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Crypt Lake – Adventure Statistics
Time Required: 5-7 Hours
Location: Waterton, AB
Distance: 18km round trip
Elevation Gain: 700m
Difficulty: 7/10 – Elevation gain and exposure
Season: June to mid-October
Additional Requirements: This hike is accessed by water ferry. Crypt Lake water shuttle tickets are required.