Classic Hikes from Banff

activities / Hiking & trekking

Tour description provided by Viator

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

Hiking Schedule

Sunday - Yoho
Journey to Yoho Valley for spectacular views of Takkakkaw falls, lakes, and glaciers
Return Distance: 9.2km
Elevation: 290m

Monday - Larch Valley
A popular hike through Alpine larch forests. Unique views of the TEN PEAKS and Moraine lake below. Hardy groups can push to Sentinel Pass for even broader views.
Return Distance: 4.8 km
Elevation: 724 m

Tuesday - Stanley Glacier
Begins in a dense lodge pole pine forest, continuing through alpine valley ending at Moraines near the glaciers toe.
Return Distance: 8.4 km
Elevation: 365 m

Wednesday - Plain of 6 Glaciers
Dramatic views of Lake Louise, Victoria Glacier and the infamous Death Trap.
Return Distance:13.6km
Elevation: 340 m

Thursday - Stanley Glacier
Begins in a dense lodge pole pine forest, continuing through alpine valley ending at Moraines near the glaciers toe.
Return Distance: 8.4 km
Elevation: 365 m

Friday - Larch Valley
A popular hike through Alpine larch forests. Unique views of the TEN PEAKS and Moraine lake below. Hardy groups can push to Sentinel Pass for even broader views.
Return Distance: 4.8 km
Elevation: 724 m

Saturday - Plain of 6 Glaciers
Dramatic views of Lake Louise, Victoria Glacier and the infamous Death Trap.
Return Distance:13.6km
Elevation: 340 m

Please Note: This is a small and personalized tour

This tour is seasonal and only operates from June through to September

What's included

  • Certified hiking guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Use of hiking poles
  • Use of binoculars
  • Packed lunch

What isn't included

  • Optional gratuities