Mystic Pass offers a relatively quick 30 km out-and-back trail run that showcases the breathtaking beauty of the Banff National Park landscapes. You'll find yourself surrounded by towering peaks, lush forests, and cascading waterfalls as the trail weaves its way through diverse terrain, providing a thrilling mix of elevation gains, technical sections, and gentle descents. Well worth the few kilometres of tourist traffic around Johnston Canyon!
- Distance: 30.5 km roundtrip
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Total Elevation Gain: 1100 meters
- Where to park: Johnston Canyon or Moose Meadows (1-2 km West of Johnston Canyon)
- Surface: Well maintained trail up to Ink Pots, Singletracks after Ink Pots