Hiking with a Mountain Adventure Guide

Hiking with a Mountain Adventure Guide

Discover the beauty and history of Lake Louise and the surrounds with our guided Mountain Adventure Program. Allow one of our accredited naturalists to guide you through some of the most spectacular terrain the Canadian Rockies has to offer. From turquoise blue lakes and rich green forests to towering mountain peaks, Lake Louise is a mountain playground unlike any other.

For updates on available activities, outlets and hours of operation, please see our Concierge Guide 

Explore our backyard with a Mountain Adventure Guide
Join one of our accredited naturalists for a half day or full day hike to gain a deeper appreciation of Lake Louise and Banff National Park. Explore one of the world-class trails on our doorstep that may include a classic walk up to one of the teahouses, the summit of magnificent Mount Fairview, or to the famous Fairview Lookout. There are options available outside of Lake Louise as well.

The first guests to book decide where this day goes. Meet your guide in the morning or consult with our Concierge the night before to tailor a hike to your abilities and interest.

Guided Half Day Hikes | Adult: $25 Child (8-12): Complimentary
Guided Full Day Hikes | Adult: $45 Child (8-12): Complimentary

GUIDED HALF DAY HIKES

CASTLE LOOKOUT
Distance: 7.6km/ 4.8mi | Gain: 550m/ 1,800ft
This short, steep trail up through the pine forest on the slopes of Castle Mountain leads to an old fire tower lookout with exceptional views of the Bow Valley area.

LAKE AGNES AND THE TEA HOUSE
Distance: 7km/ 4.4mi | Gain: 385m/ 1,260ft
This is one of the most popular hikes in Banff National Park and for good reason. On your way up, admire Mirror Lake tucked under the sheer cliffs of the Big Beehive. Please note the Lake Agnes Tea House is currently closed for the season. 


FAIRVIEW LOOKOUT
Distance: 2.3km/ 1.4mi | Gain: 106m/ 350ft
Steep and rewarding, this quick hike is a great introduction to the hiking culture in Lake Louise. Hike up with your guide to Fairview Lookout, a great platform overlooking Lake Louise and the surrounding Bow Valley mountain range. STARTING OCTOBER 15, 2020

THE LAKESHORE STROLL
Distance: 4km/ 2.4mi | Gain: No elevation gain.
Stroll into the picture perfect image of Lake Louise. Quiz your guide on “Why is the lake that colour?” “Where are the bears?” and “How old is the hotel?” Once at the end of the lake we may spot rock climbers, ground squirrels, marmots or even spot a mountain goat high on the sheer cliffs of Mount Fairview. This walk is suitable for all abilities. STARTING OCTOBER 15, 2020

Temporarily Closed
Alpine Social
Inspired by the glory days of Canadian mountaineering, Alpine Social is the place to meet, eat and celebrate.

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