| 2,206 m|
Alberta Highway 40
| Kananaskis, Alberta, Canada|
Rocky Mountains, Ptarmigan Cirque, Canadian Rockies, Elk Pass, Mount Joffre
Highwood Pass Wikipedia
Highwood Pass is a mountain pass in Kananaskis Country, Alberta, Canada. It lies west of Mount Rae and Mount Arethusa of the Misty Range, south of the Elbow Pass. Highwood Pass is the highest paved pass in Canada.
It lies within the Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. The Highwood River originates in the pass.
Kananaskis Trail runs through the pass, and offers access to a multitude of camping grounds and recreational areas. The pass is closed each year from December to June 15 to protect wildlife.