DIRECTIONS TO THE MOUNT SHARK HELIPAD

Canmore to Mount Shark Helipad 
Allow 1 hour of driving time from Canmore.

  • Follow signs to the Canmore Nordic Centre.
  • Continue past the Canmore Nordic Center.
  • Continue on the Spray Lakes Road/Smith-Dorrien Trail(#742) for 37 kilometers. This is a gravel road.
  • Turn right onto the Mount Shark Road.
  • Drive past the sign for Engadine Lodge and over the bridge.
  • Continue down the winding road for 2.5 km.
  • Turn left following the sign to Mount Shark Helipad.

Canmore to the Mount Shark Helipad*
Allow 1 hour and 45 minutes of driving time from Canmore.
*Alternate route should the Spray Lakes Road (Highway 742) be closed.

  • TransCanada Highway East (Highway #1).
  • Exit on Kananaskis Trail (Highway #40).
  • Turn west (right) onto Smith-Dorrien Trail/Spray Lakes Road (#742) for 30 km. This is a gravel road.
  • Turn left on Mount Shark Road. Drive past the sign for Engadine Lodge and over the bridge.
  • Continue down the winding road for 2.5 km.
  • Turn left following the sign to Mount Shark Helipad.

Calgary to the Mount Shark Helipad
Allow 2 hours of driving time from Winsport in Calgary. 

  • TransCanada Highway West (Highway #1)
  • Exit on Highway #40 (Kananaskis Trail).
  • Turn west (right) onto Smith-Dorrien Trail/Spray Lakes Road (#742) for 30 km. This is a gravel road.
  • Turn left on Mount Shark Road. Drive past the sign for Engadine Lodge and over the bridge.
  • Continue down the winding road for 2.5 km.
  • Turn left following the sign to Mount Shark Helipad.

-The helipad is a short walking distance from the parking lot. Do not drive to the helipad.