Gondola Top Guided Hikes

These exciting guided interpretive 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 in each category.

Gondola Top Hikes
Half-Day Hikes
Full-Day Hikes
Moraine Lake Hikes
Skoki Lodge Hikes

Trail of the Great BearAvailable starting June 1, 2020

This 45 minute easy, guided informational walk addresses the question most of us have here in bear country, "What should I do if I see a bear?" You'll learn about bear behavior and how to stay safe.

Difficulty:Easy.
Duration:45 minutes.
Dates:Available June 1 until September 28, 2020.
Time:On the hour during opening hours (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:Up to 12.
Cost:$16.95

Trail of 7 WondersAvailable starting July 1, 2020

Discover 7 Wonders of Lake Louise. This 3.5 hour moderate hike with an interpretive guide showcases seven endangered and valued species that live and grow here in the Park. During the fall experience the picturesque colors of the larch trees and learn about the survival strategies of the larches in the harsh alpine environment.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:3.5 hours.
Dates:Available July 1 until September 28, 2020.
Time:10:30am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:2 to 12.
Cost:$55.95 (ages 8+)

Trail Of Ice And FireAvailable starting June 15, 2020

Take in the spectacular views from the upper mountain and witness the evidence of ice and fire that shaped the landscape over thousands of years. A two hour moderate hike with an interpretive guide will ignite your imagination as to how this landscape would have looked during the last Ice Age.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:2 hours.
Dates:Available June 15 until September 28, 2020.
Time:2:00pm (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:2 to 12.
Cost:$29.95

Trail of the LarchesAvailable September, 2020

Come with us to see beautiful fall colours and learn about this magical time of the year when nature gets ready for winter. This 4 hour moderate hike showcases the picturesque colors of the larch trees as our interpretive guides teach you about the survival strategies of the larches in an alpine environment, rut season for deer, and preparation for hibernation for bears and other wildlife.

Difficulty:Moderate.
Duration:4 hours.
Dates:Available September, 2020.
Time:10:00am (for custom times please contact guides@skilouise.com).
Group Size:2 to 12.
Cost:$55.95

Booking Details

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 you can either book online, email us at guides@skilouise.com, or call 1-403-522-1385.

Cancellation Policy

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 cancellation.

Note: Rates shown above do not include tax (5%GST). Pricing subject to change without notice. Dates/times are subject to change as the conditions of hiking trails are weather dependent. For the Trail of the Great Bear, there are no minimums. For all other guided walks a minimum of 3 people are required per walk, up to a maximum of 14. Due to the natural grade of the mountain trails, all participants of guided walks should be of moderate fitness ability and are encouraged to wear proper walking footwear. Please wear proper footwear and dress for all weather conditions. We recommend bringing sunglasses, water, snacks, jacket and a camera.