Off the Beaten Path
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Interest: Hiking, Backpacking, Skiing, Space History
When we went 2 years ago (which up till then had been the driest in 30 years) there was still a fair bit of mud and the southern part of the trail is also particularly rugged and some of the granite shelves slippery. That being said, a lot will depend on your experience with backpacking in trail runners, we saw several folks in trail runners with no issues