The Plain of Six Glaciers Hike in Banff National Park is a popular one, and it’s easy to see why! You start this hike by the shores of the iconic Lake Louise. After you’ve made it around the lake, you begin a steady ascent up towards the glaciers.
There’s a bit of conflicting information out there about the Highline Trail in Banff National Park. So hopefully we’ll be able to clear some of that up today! The route we ended up going through only took parts of the Highline Trail, but on the whole, it was a much better day.
Location: Lake Louise in Banff National Park – Alberta, Canada Destination: The Plain of 6 Glaciers Distance: 8.6 Miles / 14.0 Kilometers Round-trip from Chateau Lake Louise without the scramble to Victoria Glacier. Elevation Gain: 1,400 Feet / 426 Meters Difficulty: Easy / Moderate Day Hike | Class 1 – Hiking with a low chance of injury.Trail Overview MapThe Plain … Read More
Lake Minnewanka is a glacial lake located just 3 miles from the Banff townsite, and it’s the longest lake in the Canadian Rockies parks system! There are guided boat tours which can take you across the lake, or you can rent a canoe as well. Lake Minnewanka is located next to Two Jack and Johnson Lakes, and they’re all accessible … Read More
Location: Banff, Alberta – Cananda Aprrox. 129 Kilometers / 80 Miles or 1.5 Hours Drive From Downtown Calgary Overview Map Of BanffBanff National Park is more beautiful every time I see it! This trip, we spent 6 days in and around the Banff area, and it was a total blast. There’s endless hiking, and not just any hiking – … Read More
Cave & Basin in Banff National Park commemorates the beginning of Banff, Canada’s first National Park. It was here, the hot springs were discovered, and people began to come from all over the world! Sulphur Mountain which overlooks Banff is the site of nine sulfurous hot springs, Cave & Basin is the bottom one with a large underground chamber that … Read More
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