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Mountain Adventure Program – Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

Allow us to show you around our incredible backyard.

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has a long and proud guiding tradition. Join one of our accredited naturalists for a hike of your choosing. The first guest to reserve decides where the hike goes. Venture out for a classic walk up to a lookout point or take a more leisurely walk around Lake Louise. The choice is yours. The Mountain Adventure Program is offered to guests eight years and older.  

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Step into our backyard and create your own mountain adventure! Receive a $100 activity credit per night with our Mountain Adventure Package – bring the family, bring your friends and explore all that Lake Louise and Banff National Park have to offer. Soak up Lake Louise’s rich mountaineering history by joining one of our accredited naturalists for a Guided Mountain Adventure.

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PRIVATE GUIDING

Experience a memorable adventure with your family! Fully certified private guides take individuals or groups on customized excursions: local sightseeing or walks/hikes. These tours are only available on certain days of the week. Consult with the Concierge to create your perfect and unforgettable Canadian Rockies experience.

PRICE:
1-2 people Half Day (4 hours) = $250
3-4 people Half Day (4 hours) = $325
5+ people Half Day (4 hours) = $325 + $49 per adult and $25 per child

1-2 people Full Day (6 hours) = $350
3- 4 people Full Day (6 hours) = $425
5+ people Full Day (6 hours) = $425 + $75 per adult and $25 per child CANCELLATION: 24 hours

Lake Agnes Teahouse, Lake Louise, Alberta

HALF DAY GUIDED HIKES

LAKE AGNES TEA HOUSE
This is one of the most popular hikes in Banff National Park and for good reason. On the way up, pass Mirror Lake tucked under the sheer cliffs of the Big Beehive. At the Tea House, we have the option to enjoy some of the fresh baked goods whilst enjoying the breathtaking back drop.
PRICE: Adults $60 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 4 hours
DISTANCE: 7 km/4.4 mi | 385 m/1,260 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

SADDLEBACK PASS
Starting from the shores of Lake Louise, this trail climbs moderately to steeply at times and heads towards a pass between Mount Fairview and Saddle Peak. At the top, stop at the “hidden guides viewpoint” for a snack while enjoying some of our most spectacular views.
PRICE: Adults $60 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 4 hours
DISTANCE: 7.4 km/4.6 mi | 610 m/2,000 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

PAGET LOOKOUT
Paget Lookout is located in Yoho National Park. The well-maintained trail is surrounded by rugged terrain and features wildflowers and forest. The steep switchbacks can be challenging but you will be rewarded with beautiful views of Sherbrooke Lake and the Cataract Valley. Sit back and relax at the Fire Lookout cabin and watch the dramatic braiding of the Kicking Horse River as it flows through the valley, before our descent. PRICE: Adults $60 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 4 hours
DISTANCE: 6 km/3.6 mi | 520 m/1,705 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

Hikes in Lake Louise, Alberta

FULL DAY GUIDED HIKES

BIG BEEHIVE
This breathtaking hike is accessed from the Lake Agnes teahouse trail. Through a series of switchbacks, we gradually rise in elevation and are rewarded with unbelievable views of alpine lakes and rich forest canopy. Once at the summit prepare for panoramic bird eye-views of not just beautiful Lake Louise, but of the Bow Valley.
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 6 hours
DISTANCE: 10.3 km/6.4 mi | 521m/1,710 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

PLAIN OF SIX GLACIERS & TEA HOUSE
This spectacular hike can be turned into a loop that includes walking up to Mirror Lake and then traversing across the less frequently travelled ‘Highline Trail’. After conquering the ascent, we arrive at the Tea House for fresh baked goods whilst looking out over the six glaciers located at the back of Lake Louise.
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 6 hours
DISTANCE: 11 km/7 mi | 335m/1,100 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

MOUNT FAIRVIEW
Starting from the shores of Lake Louise, we hike up the moderately steep Saddleback Pass trail. At the pass we take a break and fuel up for the ascent to come. Numerous switchbacks deposit us on the summit for spectacular views in all directions.
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 8 hours
DISTANCE: 10 km/6 mi | 1,000 m/3,000 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

YOHO ICELINE
The Yoho Iceline trail is for the adventurous soul. This advanced full-day hike is the longest we have to offer for the athletic breed. With quick elevation gain you reach unparamounted mountain trails, jaw dropping waterfalls and uniquely carved glacial peaks and valleys. Located in Yoho National Park, this trail is a 30-minute drive from Lake Louise. This trail is appropriately named “Yoho”, meaning “awe and wonder” in Cree.
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 8 hours
DISTANCE: 20 km/12.4 mi | 889 m/2916 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

HELEN LAKE
At the exquisite setting of Helen Lake, we stop, relax and soak in the alpine splendor. For those with a little extra energy, we can continue up to a high ridge crest for an unobstructed 360 degree view. It is simply one of the best hikes in Banff National Park.
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8-12) $25
DURATION: 7 hours
DISTANCE: 6 km/3.7 mi | 550 m/1,800 ft
CANCELLATION: 2 hours

To book any of our activities please contact the Concierge team.

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