Top Adventures in Field

  • Backpack Burgess Pass to the Iceline to Takakkaw Falls

    This hike begins at a trailhead 1.5 km (0.9 mi) from Field, B.C., Canada. When heading west on the Trans Canada Highway towards Field, turn right 1.5 km before Field onto a small dirt road. Immediately turn left and continue driving straight for 5...

    42.3 miles

  • Explore the Natural Bridge in Yoho NP

    Whether you are traveling north or south on the Trans-Canada Highway in Yoho National Park you will see a sign that directs you west to travel on Emerald Lake Road. When you turn west you will travel about one mile, or 1.6 km, and then you will se...

  • Hike "A Walk in the Past Trail," Yoho NP

    The trail begins towards the backside of Kicking Horse camp area near the washrooms. Please know that access to this area is typically closed between October and June. Look for the large trail sign and be sure to grab a brochure  to enjoy the self...

    2 miles 396 ft gain

  • Hike to Hamilton Falls, Yoho NP

    Hamilton Falls trail sign is across the parking lot from Emerald Lake and points you in the direction of the trail. The trail will start with a gentle incline which immediately places you into a lush forest as the noise of tourism begins to fade. ...

    1.76 miles 474 ft gain

  • Hike the Emerald Lake Circuit

    Emerald Lake is without a doubt one of the most beautiful lakes in the Canadian Rockies and is the jewel (see what I did there...) of Yoho National Park. The circuit surrounding the lake allows great opportunities for pictures and views from all s...

    3.2 miles

  • Canoe Emerald Lake

    Beat the crowd at Moraine Lake and paddle Emerald Lake instead! This lake is a must for any Banff/Yoho explorer. It's an easy drive off HWY 1 but stop at the Natural Bridge along the way. There's a restaurant, Cilantro, inside the lodge with a pat...

    2 miles

  • Ski Tour/Snowshoe Mt. Paget

    Trailhead:  Approximately 5.5km West of the Alberta/British Columbia border sits the Great Divide Lodge. Towards the back left of the main building is the trailhead.  Route:  The trail is clear from the trailhead and for most of the way to the sum...

    6.8 miles 8399 ft gain

  • Scramble Little Odaray

    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. Start early!Starting at Lake O'Hara, head towards the Elizabeth Parker ACC Hut. Continue pas...

    6.2 miles 3116.8 ft gain

  • Hike Iceline Trail

    The trailhead is accessed at the Takakkaw Falls parking lot, and then you walk to the Whiskey Jack Hostel where the trail officially begins (you can not park here unless you are a guest). The well marked trail then begins its very steep ascent th...

    12.3 miles 2867.5 ft gain

  • Explore Lake O'Hara

    Hidden deep in the Canadian Rockies is Lake O'Hara, a diamond among the rough peaks. Ten minutes drive east of a small town called Field in British Columbia, or sixty minutes west of Banff, Alberta; is a small parking lot where the adventure begin...

  • Hike to the Opabin Prospect

    Located in Yoho National Park, Lake O'Hara is said to be the crown jewel of the Canadian Rockies (rightly so!). Callum Snape has described a bit of the process on what it takes to gain access to Lake O'Hara at this post here. Once you arrive at La...

    2.5 miles 820 ft gain

  • Backpack to Alberta's Abbot Pass Hut

    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. Sitting at 2,926 meters' elevation, it is second only to the Neil Colgan Hut on the l...

    16.2 miles 1500 ft gain