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Highest roads of Canada

Located in the northern part of the continent of North America, Canada is the second-largest country in the world. Canada's  mountains are a memorable experience, studded with glaciers, lakes, waterfalls, canyons and limestone caves. Mountains can be found all over British Columbia while those in Alberta are mainly concentrated on the eastern side of the Canadian Rockies.

Highest mountain roads of Canada:

Mountain passElevationProvinceSurface
Fortress Mountain chairlift2.303m (7,555ft)AlbertaGravel
Highwood pass2.206m (7,238ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Wolf S32.164m (7,099ft)British ColumbiaGravel
Snocoach Road2.120m (6,955ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Shunda Mountain2.090m (6,857ft)AlbertaGravel
Bow pass2.088m (6,850ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Fortress Mountain Resort 2.075m (6,807ft)AlbertaGravel
Grey Creek pass2.072m (6,800ft)British ColumbiaGravel
McBride Peak2.049m (6,722ft)British ColumbiaGravel
Sunwapta pass2.035m (6,677ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Bow Summit2.027m (6,650ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Marmot Basin1.989m (6,525ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Sunwapta Lake1.960m (6,430ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Smith-Dorrien pass1.905m (6,250ft)AlbertaGravel
Moraine lake1.885m (6,183ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Mount Saint Thomas1.855m (6,085ft)British ColumbiaGravel
Bonanza peak1.804m (5,918ft)British ColumbiaGravel
Kootenay pass1.775m (5,823ft)British ColumbiaAsphalt
Mount Edith Cavell1.767m (5,797ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Sunshine Village1.732m (5,682ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Pennask summit 1.728m (5760ft)British ColumbiaAsphalt
Upper Kananaskis Lake1.724m (5,656ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Mount Norquay1.720m (5,643ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Whitemans Gap1.715m (5,626ft)AlbertaGravel
Maligne Lake1.710m (5,610ft)AlbertaAsphalt
Vermilion pass1.680m (5,510ft)AB/BCAsphalt
Kicking Horse pass1.643m (5,390ft)AB/BCAsphalt
Mount McIntyre1.567m (5,141ft)YukonGravel
Heckman pass 1.524m (5.000ft)British ColumbiaGravel
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