Alberta's Rockies is the westernmost of the six regions in the Canadian province of Alberta . It is the region with the fewest inhabitants. It is shaped by the Canadian Rocky Mountains and the foreland.
|British Columbia||Central Alberta|
|Southern Alberta||Calgary region|
In addition to Alberta Highway 1 ( Trans-Canada Highway ), which crosses the Rocky Mountains via the Kicking Horse Pass , and Highway 16 ( Yellowhead Highway ), which crosses the Rocky Mountains via the Yellowhead Pass , the following roads lead through the region:
|11||David Thompson Highway|
The two main passes over the main Rocky Mountains ridge are also used by the two major Canadian railways. While the Canadian Pacific Railway uses the Kicking Horse Pass to the south to cross the main ridge from Calgary , the Canadian National Railway uses the Yellowhead Pass to the north to cross the mountain range from Edmonton .