Scramble up Mount Niblock

Canada / Mount Niblock (Lake Agnes Trailhead)

Thousands of tourists flock to Lake Louise and Lake Agnes every year (maybe even every month) and by scrambling Mount Niblock you'll see the same magnificent sites while leaving the crowd behind and .

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~3 miles away

Hike to the Devils Thumb

Canada / Lake Agnes Trailhead

Park in the main Lake Louise parking lot. Be sure to have purchased your Park Pass. These can be purchased as you enter Banff National Park, or at the Banff and Lake Louise Information Centers.

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~3 miles away

Exploring Lake Louise

Canada / Lake Agnes Trailhead

Lake Louise is one of the most photographed lakes in Canada, with reason. Many tourist walk the paved path round and head home. They miss out though.

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~3 miles away

Snowshoe to Mirror Lake and Lake Agnes

Canada / Lake Agnes Trailhead

Lake Agnes is an extremely popular and crowded hiking trail in the summer. In the winter, however, you will meet very few people on this trail.

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~3 miles away

Hike to Big Beehive

Canada / Lake Agnes Trail

The hike to Big Beehive begins at the base of Lake Louise. From the parking lot, hike along the paved trail on the northeastern shore of Lake Louise.

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~3 miles away

Hike Fairview Mountain

Canada / Lake Louise

Fairview Mountain is a non-technical objective alpine summit located on the south side of Lake Louise. It's trailhead is accessed from the Lake Louise parking lot.

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~3 miles away

Hike the Plain of Six Glaciers

Canada / Lake Louise

Starting from the parking lot on the east end of Lake Louise, there are a few options you can take to get to the Plain of Six Glaciers.

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~3 miles away

Hike to the Lake Agnes Teahouse

Canada / Lake Louise

Towering peaks, glaciated valleys and crystal clear water draws thousands of visitors a year to the shores of Lake Louise in Banff National Park.

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~3 miles away

Rock Climbing at Lake Louise

Canada / Lake Louise

From the TransCanada Highway take the exit for the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Just before you arrive at the hotel there will be a large parking lot on the left.

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~3 miles away

Scramble Little Odaray

Canada / Mount Odaray Trailhead

First things first: prior to August 15, there are only 4 groups of people allowed in this area per day, and after August 15, only 2 groups are allowed in.

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~4 miles away

Snowshoe to Wiwaxy Gap

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

Views in the Lake O'Hara area are unique from the “sea of mountains” look that defines many excellent weekend hikes in the Rockies.

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Scramble the North Summit of Mount Yukness

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

Beginning at Lake O'Hara, head counter-clockwise around the lake - you'll get distracted by the reflections in the water if the water is calm enough, that's ok.

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~4 miles away

Backpack to Alberta's Abbot Pass Hut

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

Built in 1922 with the stones from the pass, the Abbot Pass Hut and has served both as a base for mountaineers and as a destination for strong hikers ever since.

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~4 miles away

Hike to the Opabin Prospect

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

Located in Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara is said to be the crown jewel of the Canadian Rockies (rightly so!).

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Hike the Yuckness Ledges in Yoho National Park

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

The Lake O’Hara Alpine Circuit is short loop - but it's not for the faint-hearted.

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Explore Lake O'Hara

Canada / Lake O'Hara Trailhead

Hidden deep in the Canadian Rockies is Lake O'Hara, a diamond among the rough peaks.

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~4 miles away

Bike the Icefields Parkway

Canada / Icefields Parkway

The Icefields Parkway is a spectacular highway to ride (you can see the short video here). The shoulders are wide and well paved.

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~4 miles away

Drive the Icefields Parkway

Canada / Icefields Parkway

Starting at Lake Louise, a friend and I decided to drive up the Icefields Parkway which goes through Banff National Park into Jasper National Park.

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~4 miles away

Photograph Moraine Lake

Canada / Moraine Lake

Showing up at Moraine Lake before dawn is a must as to avoid the multitude of tours busses. The morning sun is subtle and magical.

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~6 miles away

Overnight in the Skoki Backcountry

Canada / Fish Creek Parking Lot

This area is best known for Skoki Lodge, a world class back country destination. Unfortunately Skoki Lodge is quite expensive, and very rarely has rooms available.

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~6 miles away