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Canadian Rockies Backpacking

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 10:57 am

Get close to nature and enjoy the wilderness of Banff National Park and the surrounding areas of the Canadian Rockies. Strap a backpack on and hit the trail!

Banff Hiking and Walking Tours

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 10:49 am

Leave the large backpacks behind and enjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rockies with a professional guide. It’s hard to beat a guided hiking or walking tour.

Ink Pots – Johnston Canyon

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 10:41 am

The Johnson Canyon to Ink Pots trail is the most popular day hike in Banff National Park, maybe all of Western Canada: it’s an easy hike with scenic payoffs.

Cascade Amphitheatre Hike

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 10:34 am

A bit long and strenuous day hike, the hike up to Cascade Amphitheatre is still easily doable in a day, and provides access to glacier-carved geologic features.

Lake Minnewanka – Devil’s Gap

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 10:27 am

This trail outside Banff in the Canadian Rockies’ Banff National Park runs for nearly 30 gorgeously scenic kilometers from Lake Minnewanka to Devil’s Gap.

Lake Minnewanka to Aylmer Pass

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 9:44 am

Aylmer Pass can be a rigorously tough day-hike or a multi-day hike. Either way it provides stunning views of Lake Minnewanka and the Canadian Rockies.

Hike the C Level Cirque

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 9:35 am

C-Level Cirque trail brings you the mining history of the Canadian Rockies and views of Lake Minnewanka; it’s popular with history buffs and nature lovers.

Cave & Basin – Sundance Canyon

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Monday, January 24th, 2011 at 9:28 am

This 4.3-km trail starts at the Cave & Basin historic site above Banff and follows a paved trail to the Marsh Trail; it intersects with longer trails as well.

Snowshoeing Around Banff

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Snowshoeing is a great traditional way to enjoy the winter alpine scenery of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies, as well as view the area’s wildlife.

Guided Private Tours

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 at 1:56 pm

Want your very own Canadian Rockies trip? Try a private guided backcountry skiing, ski mountaineering, ice climbing, rock climbing, hiking, or backpacking trip.