At Canadian Rockies Alpine, we know the ingredients for the very best walking adventures in the Rocky Mountains. Locally based for over 30 years in Banff and Jasper National Parks, our quality hiking holidays have clients satisfied and returning year after year.
Enjoy the majestic scenery of CANADA’s Rocky Mountain National Parks UNESCO World Heritage site..
Canadian Rockies Alpine Grading system -
Introduction to hiking and half day hiking adventures are our most popular hikes. You’ll hike at a relaxed pace with gentle grades, often spending quality time at places of interest along the route. Hiking adventures are within easy reach of the service centers of Banff, Jasper and Lake Louise. Experience is not necessary. Expect to see fascinating wildlife and their habitat.
Half day adventure 3km -> 8km up to 100m ascent
Half day adventure 1 mile -> 5 miles up to 330ft ascent
Full day adventure 6km -> 12km up to 300m ascent
Full day 4 miles -> 8 miles up to 1000ft ascent
Intermediate hiking adventures are generally longer walks on established trails. Sections can be rougher and undulating. Expect some hills up and down. Reasonable fitness and stamina are recommended.
8km -> 20km up to 700m ascent
5 miles -> 12 miles 2310ft ascent
Classic alpine hiking adventures offer many opportunities for longer sustained hill climbing, descents and distance. Often the majority of the day is spent above the treeline in the alpine zone. Circuits and loop trails are also options. Previous experience and a good level of fitness recommended.
12km -> 20 km up to 1000m ascent
8 miles -> 12 miles up to 3300ft ascent
Private, Multi-Day and Custom corporate outings are available upon request.