Half-Day Banff And Yoho National Park Snowshoe Tours

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Our certified guides will lead you on the trail of your choice while providing colorful stories of the local history, the stunning natural landscape rich with wildlife and natural landforms.

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Tour Details

We have three unique and exciting Guided Half-day Snowshoe Tours to choose from. Please note that prices are the same for all tour locations and that the difficulty for each tour is also indicated. Custom departure times available upon request.

1.

Emerald Lake (Yoho) - Beginner 5.3 km.

This trail begins by the lodge and follows the perimeter of the lake. It is mostly flat trail with beautiful views to surrounding mountains and ideal for first steps in snowshoes or families with children.

2.

Lake O'Hara Fire Road (Yoho) - Moderate 5 km.

This tour follows Lake O’Hara fire road and can be adjusted to different ability and length. After steeper start the second part flattens out and includes rolling hills with more open views to surrounding scenery.

3.

Sherbrooke Lake (Yoho) - Advanced 6.2 km.

From the parking lot behind West Louise Lodge on Wapta Lake, the trail climbs steadily for 2 km, levelling off before reaching the lake at kilometre 3.1. The lake sits in a narrow valley surrounded by steep slopes.

  • Tours are approximately 3-4 hours.
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Custom departure times available upon request).
  • Price includes experienced certified guide, snowshoe rentals (snowshoes, boots and poles), hot chocolate and snack.


  • Season Pass & Lake Louise Plus Card Holders save 20%.
  • Meet with your snowshoe guide at the guides cabin in-front of Lodge of the Ten Peaks 30 minutes before departure to collect rental equipment (meeting at the trail head also possible).
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Transportation from and to Lake Louise available on request (Ski Resort and local hotels).
  • The prices shown below are the same for all tour locations.

Book Your Tour

To make a reservation online please do so at least 48 hours prior to your visit. You can also book in person by stopping by the Guides Cabin (located between Lodge of Ten Peaks and Whisky Jack Lodge). You can also email or call us at the contact below.

1 Guest - Private

$159.00 +GST

2 Guests - Private

$199.00 +GST

3-4 Guests - Private

$259.00 +GST

5-9 Guests - Private

$299.00 +GST

NOTE: Rates shown above do not include tax (5%GST) and are subject to change without notice. This snowshoe tour requires reservation and payment at least 48 hours in advance. Guests are required to wear warm winter gear. We suggest a winter jacket, snow pants, gloves, winter footwear and warm socks, and a toque or balaclava. In addition, snow goggles are great for sun glare and windier days. Our Rental Shop can fit you with a winter jacket and pants (optional) or you can purchase top brand winter gear from our Alpine Sports Boutique. A light backpack is also a good idea to carry your camera, water, and snacks.

Cancellation Policy

Payment is required at the time of booking and reservations are recommended due to limited spaces. Changes to reservations can be made up to 48 hours before the departure time based on availability. Within 48 hours of the snowshoeing time, refunds will not be issued. As Snowshoeing is a winter sport, there will be no refunds for extreme weather conditions.