Wolf S3, a steep unpaved road to the summit
Wolf S3 is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 2.164m (7,099ft) above the sea level, located in the Selkirk Mountains of British Columbia, in western Canada. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of the country. The average gradient is 15.47%.
The road to the summit, located within the Rocky Mountains, is unpaved with 10 hairpin turns. It is totally impassable in winters. 4x4 vehicle required.
The trail is very steep. Starting from Highway 3 (Crowsnest Highway), the drive is 4.2km (2.60 miles) long. Over this distance the elevation gain is 650 meters. The average gradient is 15.47%. Wet conditions may make for tough driving along the muddy road.
Pic: David Gagnon