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Guided Hikes

2019 summer guided are now closed for the season.

Explore the stunning Rocky Mountain environments of Banff and Yoho National Parks with one of our professional interpretive guides and learn about our unique wildlife, beautiful flora and rich history along the way!

Moraine Lake Tour
Moraine Lake Tour (2 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Easy - Join our guides for an incredible tour of Moraine Lake and learn about the local history, geology and wildlife. Free return shuttle included!

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Gondola Top Guided Hikes

The following guided walks & hikes begin at the top of the Lake Louise Sightseeing Gondola and require the purchase of a Gondola Ticket. The cost of individual hikes (not including a Gondola TIcket) are listed below.

Trail of 7 Wonders
Trail of the Great Bear (45 minutes)

Closed - Difficulty: Easy - This guided walk answers a question most of us have here in bear country, "What should I do if I see a bear?".

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Trail of Ice and Fire
Trail of Ice and Fire (2 hours) - $25.95

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - Take in the spectacular views and witness the evidence of the ice and fire that shaped the landscape.

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Trail of 7 Wonders
Trail of 7 Wonders (3.5 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - Learn about seven endangered and valued species that live and grow here in the Banff National Park.

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Trail of Larches
Trail Of The Larches (3.5 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - Come and see beautifull fall colours and learn about this magical time when nature gets ready for winter.

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Half-Day Guided Hikes (Banff National Park)

These half-day hikes are conducted in Banff National Park and depart daily at 9:00am. They include experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and a snack. Custom departure times are available upon request.

Bow Glacier Trail
Bow Glacier Trail & Bow Lake (4 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Easy/Moderate - At the base of Bow Glacier Falls, amid the spray and roar, you can witness the birth of a river.

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Lake Agnes
Lake Louise & Lake Agnes (4 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - This hike takes you on a spectacular journey  along the Agnes Trail to a beautiful hidden lake.

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Half-Day Guided Hikes (Yoho National Park)

These half-day hikes are conducted in Yoho National Park and depart daily at 9:00am. They include experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and a snack. Custom departure times are available upon request.

Emerald Lake Loop
Emerald Lake Loop (3 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Easy - The trail circles Emerald Lake and offers excellent views for much of the way.

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Sherbrooke Lake
Sherbrooke Lake (3 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - This informative hike travels through an old growth forest and part of an important wildlife corridor.

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Booking Information

Reservations are required up to 10 minutes in advance for Gondola Top hikes and at least 24 hours before Banff & Yoho National Park Tours. To make a reservation please book online or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1-403-522-1385.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations are recommended due to limited spaces. Changes to reservations can be made based on availability. Within 24 hours of the hiking time, refunds will not be issued. There will be no refunds for extreme weather conditions or wildlife activity cancelation.


Full-Day Guided Hikes (Banff National Park)

These full-day hikes are conducted in Banff National Park and depart daily at 9:00am. They include experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and a snack. Custom departure times are available upon request.

Taylor Lake
Taylor Lake (6 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Advanced - Experience the deep forest home to many local animals as the trail follows a babbling creek towards the Lake.

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Sentinel Pass
Sentinel Pass & Moraine Lake (6-7 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Advanced - Discover the beautiful Larch Valley while you will enjoy the stunning views of the Valley of the Ten Peaks!

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Plain of 6 Glaciers
Plain of 6 Glaciers & Lake Louise (6 hours)

Closed - Difficulty: Moderate - Beginning at the famous emerald colored Lake Louise this hike climbs to an impressive viewpoint.

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Full-Day Guided Hikes (Yoho National Park)

These full-day hikes are conducted in Yoho National Park and depart daily at 9:00am. They include experienced certified guide, transportation from and to Lake Louise (Ski Resort and local hotels) and a snack. Custom departure times are available upon request.

Emerald Basin
Emerald Basin & Emerald Lake (5 hours)

Closed - Difficulty Easy: Starting at Emerald Lake this breathtaking hike ascends to Emerald Basin, a beautiful natural amphitheatre.

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Twin Falls
Twin Falls & Takakkaw Falls (6 hours) - from $99

Closed - Difficulty Moderate: Follow along the Yoho River and arrive at a spectacular view of the incredible dual cascades of Twin Falls.

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Booking Information

Reservations are required up to 10 minutes in advance for Gondola Top hikes and at least 24 hours before Banff & Yoho National Park Tours. To make a reservation please book online or email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1-403-522-1385.

Cancellation Policy

Reservations are recommended due to limited spaces. Changes to reservations can be made based on availability. Within 24 hours of the hiking time, refunds will not be issued. There will be no refunds for extreme weather conditions or wildlife activity cancelation.


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