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There are plenty of outdoor things to do in the winter besides hitting the slopes. With fresh powder on the mountains and valleys, you can enjoy everything from snowshoeing to snowmobiling. For more information or to book your snow experience do not hesitate to contact our Concierge any time by email or by phone at 1 403 762 6895.

SNOWSHOEING

Marble Canyon Tour - Operated by Discover Banff Tours
This afternoon excursion will lead you to Marble Canyon, an area rich in history and beauty in Kootenay National Park. Snowshoes, poles and refreshments provided. 

*Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

December 8 -April 14, Saturdays and Sundays only. Adults $76.00, Children $44.00

Paint Pots Tour - Operated by Discover Banff Tours
The Paint Pots is a great introduction to snowshoeing that provides insight into the fur trade and its impact on Western Canada. Along the way hear stories of Banff's indigenous people and fur traders who travelled through the Rockies.

*Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

November 16- April 21. Adults $76.00, Children $44.00

Lake Louise Winterland Tour - Operated by White Mountain Adventures 
The snow is always deep, soft and plentiful at Lake Louise. Enjoy an afternoon tour to Marble Canyon and Lake Louise with ample time on your own to partake in some truly Canadian winter experiences. 

*Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

Daily from (December 15 to April 14), departs at 10:00am. Tour length 7 hours. Adults 99.00, Children $74.00

First Tracks Snowshoe Adventure Operated by White Mountain Adventures  This easy snowshoe tour brings you to the Continental Divide where you can explore the boundary that divides British Columbia and Alberta separating Banff National Park and Kootney National Park. 

* Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

Daily from (December 17 to April 14) Tour times 1:15pm. Tour length 4 hours.  Adults $76.00, Children $52

Snowshoeing On Top Of The World Operated by White Mountain Adventures 

A gondola and chairlift ride take you high into the mountains where your guide leads you into the backcountry of Alberta and British Columbia. Snowshoe through the Canadian Rockies and take in Panoramic views of beautiful mountain peaks. 

* Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

Daily from (November 16 to April 14) Tour times 12:15pm. Tour length 4 hours.  Adults $95.00

Snowcat Snowshoe Adventure - Operated by White Mountain Adventures

Go deep with us at Fortress Mountain this winter where our snowcat lift offers exclusive access to hidden terrain made famous in Hollywood Blockbusters "The Revenant," "Inception,"  and "The Bourne Legacy," Snowshoe through surreal wintery landscapes, towering peaks and pristine powder snow. Hot chocolate and fresh-baked cookies included.  

*Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

Tour times 8:00am Saturday &Sunday (December 15 - March 31) Adults $169.00

SNOW TUBING

Snow Tubing - Operated by Norquay Banff
Ride the slopes in a tube! Ever soared down a snow-covered hill with the wind rushing through your hair and looked down to see an inflated tube? If not, you should try it. Whether you've never touched skis or a snowboard, or just want to try something different,  snow tubing is a great way down the hill for all ages. Our snow park has a magic carpet and large sliding lanes to go down along with your group of friends or your family. Our new tube park also has a small sliding area and a kid's play area. It is a unique way to enjoy the slopes, and another reason to call Norquay home this winter. Children must be a minimum of 4 years of age or at least 42" tall. 

Please note, the rates below are 2017/2018 season rates and are subject to change.

Pricing

  • Adults 18+:  $30.00 
  • Youth 13-17: $25.00 
  • Child 4-12: $20.00 
  • Senior 65+: $25.00  

SNOWMOBILING

    Toby Creek Adventures  
    Visit the remnants of an early 1900's silver mining town located on top of a mountain at 8000 ft. With plenty of wildlife, an ice fall, open powder bowl and a hearty lunch in our cozy cabin makes this the Premier Tour of the west.

    *Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

    Departs at 7:30am/Returns at 6:00pm

    Pricing:

    • Single Rider        Full-Day $269.00
    • Adult Passenger  Full-Day $135.00
    • Child Passenger  Full-Day $99.00
    *Prices do not include taxes or insurance. Rates include lunch, transportation and equipment.

    White 'N" Wild Tours
    Shuttle for half day departs at the same time as full day trip, at 8:30am. There is a 1.5 hour wait for the return shuttle as guests must wait for the full day trip to finish or, you can meet on-site at teh McLaren Lodge in Golden, B.C. Advance reservations required. Please note that you must have a valid driver's license to operate a snowmobile. 

    *Please note, advance reservations are required with strict cancellation policies in effect.

    Half day (Approx. 2.5 hours on the trail, snack included), Full day ( Approx. 8 hours on the trail, lunch included). Transportation provided for the morning. For half day tour there is a 1.5-2hr wait for return shuttle.

    Pricing:

    • 1 Driver on 1 Machine                Full-Day $259.00   Half-Day $195.00   
    • 2 People on 1 Machine                Full-Day $394.00   Half-Day $295.00     
    • Driver with child Passenger        Full Day $344.00    Half-Day $265.00       

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    Please note that schedules and prices noted are subject to change without notice. Advance reservations are recommended for all transportation bookings, dining and social activities listed. Please carefully review cost, cancellation policies and arrival times. Should you have any questions or require reservations, please do not hesitate to contact the Concierge at any time.

    Contact the Fairmont Banff Springs Concierge by e-mail or by phone at 1 403 762 6895.

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