Banff Classic Hikes

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Pau Monfort
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Hike classic locations in Banff and Lake Louise. Share your passion for the mountains with the enthusiastic local guides. Explore the trails at Yoho, Larch Valley, Staley Glacier, and the Plain of 6 Glaciers.

Additional hike

Sunday – Yoho
Travel to Yoho Valley National Park for spectacular views of Takkakkaw Falls, lakes and glaciers
Round trip distance: 9,2 km
Altitude: 290m


Monday – Larch Valley
A popular hike through the larch forests of the Alps. Unique vantage point of TEN PEAKS and Moraine Lake below. Robust groups can push to Col Sentinel for even wider views.
Round trip distance: 4,8 km
Altitude: 724 m


Tuesday – Stanley Glacier
Starts in a dense forest lodge through the alpine valley and ends in Moraines near the foot of the glaciers.
Round trip distance: 8.4 km
Altitude: 365 m

Wednesday – Plain of 6 Glaciers
Stunning views of Lake Louise, the Victoria Glacier and the infamous Death Trap.
Round trip distance: 13,6 km
Altitude: 340 m

Thursday – Glacier Stanley
Starts in a dense forest lodge through the alpine valley, and ends in Moraines near the foot of the glaciers.
Round trip distance: 8.4 km
Altitude: 365m

Friday – Larch Valley
A popular hike through the larch forests of the Alps. A unique view of the TEN SUMMITS and Moraine Lake below. Robust groups can push to Col Sentinel for even wider views.
Round trip distance: 4,8 km
Altitude: 724 m


Saturday – Plain of 6 glaciers
Stunning views of Lake Louise, the Victoria Glacier and the infamous Death Trap.
Round trip distance: 13,6 km
Altitude: 340 m


Please note : This is a small personalized tour


This tour is seasonal and only operates from June to September

Detailed schedule

Starting point :
Pickup is offered from Banff hotels.

Departure time :
09.00 p.m

Please note : hotel pickup begins before this time, exact time will be advised upon reconfirmation.

Return details:
The tour returns to the starting point around 16:00 PM

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