Mountain Adventure Program
Step into a world of adventure and exploration with the help of our experts. Our Mountain Adventure Guides are fully accredited hiking guides who provide valuable insight into the history of the area and share stories. The Mountain Adventure Program is offered to guests eight years and older. Let us show you around our incredible backyard.
Powderfest Snowshoe Guided Tour
Join our Mountain Adventure Guides on a journey through deep powder. Learn the insider track on our local trails as you snowshoe through our dynamic winter landscape. Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for animal prints.
Marvel at stilled waterfalls and dazzling pillars of blue as you explore the surprising magic of this winter wonderland. Our day begins with a 30 minute drive to the trailhead located on the scenic Bow Valley Parkway. Transportation and ice cleats included. Parks Canada Covid-19 protocol advises Johnston Canyon visitors to wear masks anytime you come within 2 meters of someone not from your household. Due to potential overcrowding, Parks Canada reserves the right to close access without warning.
Elevation: 135m / 440ft
Distance: 5.4km / 3.4mi
Duration: 5 Hours
Secret spots and unique discoveries await us after dark. Journey into the woods on snowshoes and enter a world of stillness and mystery. If the skies are clear, we will take the time to show you some of the great constellations that wheel overhead: Cassiopeia, the Great Bear and Orion the Hunter. Snowshoes, poles, and head lamps are included.
Elevation: Trail Varies
Distance: Trail Varies
Duration: 2 Hours
Winter is king amid the peaks of Banff National Park. With an average annual snowfall of over 3m, this area is superb for trying this ancient and efficient mode of travel. If you can walk, you can snowshoe! After gearing up and being briefed on the basics, we will venture into the forest and look for signs of creatures that have adapted to the harsh winter conditions. Learn how to read the tracks of different animals. Snowshoes and poles included.
Elevation: Trail Varies
Distance: Trail Varies
Duration: 3 Hours
Have you ticked canoeing on the emerald green waters of Lake Louise off your bucket list? Paddle amongst world-class scenery and soak in views of the dramatic mountains and the Victoria Glacier. Canoe rentals are available at the Boathouse, located on the west shore of the lake. Canoe rentals are on a first come, first served basis. *Operating hours may vary. Please contact the concierge for current information.
Sunrise Canoe: 1.5 hours | Reservations Required | Closed for the season
Voyageur Canoe Experience: 1.5 hours | Reservations Required
Experience the thrill of cycling through the beautiful Rocky Mountains with the ease of a pedal-assisted e-Bike powered by the high-performance Bosch electronic drive system. Join one of our professional Mountain Adventure Guides and take a ride on the wild side.
There are five famous lakes in this area: Louise, Moraine, Emerald, Bow and Peyto…..try to see them all! These trips are designed to maximize your time here if you don’t have your own transportation. First person to reserve chooses which trip we take….both are awesome!
Yoho National Park: 3 hours
Icefield Parkway: 3 hours
For the insider track of our famous backyard, join one of our mountain guides on a half day or full day hike along one of our iconic trails.
Lake Agnes Teahouse: 2 hours | 7 km
Saddleback Pass: 4 hours | 7.4 km
Plain of Six Glaciers: 6–7 hours | 12.2 km
Big Beehive: 6–7 hours | 10 km
Mt St Piran: 6–7 hours | 13 km
Experience a memorable adventure with your family! Fully certified private guides take individuals or groups on customized excursions. These tours are only available on certain days of the week. Consult with the Concierge to create your perfect and unforgettable Canadian Rockies experience.
Kids’ Adventure Camp
Our Kid’s Adventure Camp is committed to providing fun experiences for guests of all ages in one of the most unique environments in the world. We have designed programming that is active, enjoyable, and educational. Our goal is to create long-lasting memories for every member of your family.
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Holidays & Special Events
Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers spectacular resort experiences for events, festivals, and celebrations – all in the heart of Banff National Park. Join us!
There’s always something going on at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Check back in with us frequently to see what we’ve got planned, and join us for welcoming and exciting activities year round.