up on the corner but we preferred this slope to pick our way up. Wasootch Tower North Ridge, 5.6/7. For an excellent description on how to get to that cairn, check out Hike to the Top of Wasootch Ridge by Andrew Lunt! The next step up would be Tent Ridge, a shorter hike that is more technical with a small scramble and mild exposure. finding and scree bashing, Elevation Gain: 762m (2,500 ft) to "End of Once you come out of the forest which takes twenty to thirty minutes, depends on your fitness, you’ll be treated to some fantastic views of Barrier Lake to the North and Nakiska to the South. Looming over the ridge is Wasootch Peak, and to see a report on it, follow this link… Wasoothc Peak attempt. The scramble can be avoided, and the trail is plenty wide enough for the first 5km with no exposure. Scramble: Class 1 – Steep Hiking to "End of Trail", Class 2+ to the high point with off trail some route finding and scree bashing. // --> , Wasootch Ridge Hike In the region, there are frequent sightings of black bears, grizzly bears, moose, elk, and cougars. Google maps disagrees with both authors and leaves the … Wasootch is a popular destination in K-Country, accommodating both hikers and climbers. The trailhead is on Hwy. The Wasootch Ridge Hike in the Kananaskis is a great hike near Calgary. Just before the summit, there's a short, narrow ridge. And since we have not done a single scramble, and instead for summits we’ve been keeping to gentler lower ridge walks. // -->