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BIG BANFF WINTER ADVENTURE:
Johnston Canyon & Lake Louise

BIG BANFF WINTER ADVENTURE:
Johnston Canyon & Lake Louise

Round-Trip Day of Winter hiking at Johnston Canyon & snowshoeing at Lake Louise

PICKUP/DROPOFF IN: CALGARY - CANMORE - BANFF

Strap on your snowshoes and ice cleats for a day filled with winter wonderment! Your day will begin with a pick-up in either Calgary, Canmore or Banff. Our first stop is magnificent Johnston Canyon! Waterfalls become ice sculptures as we navigate the 5km trail through the canyon. Michelangelo himself couldn’t create such beauty if he tried! Later, we’ll pause for lunch in Lake Louise Village, before heading up to world famous Chateau Lake Louise on the shores of the lake itself. Join our optional 1km snowshoe loop when we arrive, or spend your time at the lake your own way. There’s skating beside the ice castle, a stroll along the lakeshore, a sleigh ride and a place to relax inside the hotel with a warm drink. Whatever you decide to do while at Lake Louise, you won’t soon forget this wonderful winter experience!

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From David & Cayleigh of Made to Explore:

"Our guides and the owners, Bryce and Cassie, were knowledgeable, friendly and fun. They made our day effortless meaning all we had to do was savour it. Plus, we had round-trip transportation from Calgary with tons of space to spread out, take in the views, and enjoy the provided snacks and refreshments."

WHAT'S INCLUDED
  • A hike through Johnston Canyon

  • An optional snowshoe loop at Lake Louise (or more time to relax & explore the Lake & Hotel)

  • Ice cleats, hiking poles & snowshoes

  • An Educational Expert Guide

  • Hot Drinks and a Light Snack

  • Admission to Banff National Park

PICKUP/DROPOFF LOCATIONS
  • Calgary - 6:40 AM (Downtown Hotel)

  • Calgary - 7:00 AM (McDonald's Canada Olympic Drive & 16th Avenue NW)

  • Canmore - 8:00 AM (Hotels)

  • Banff - 8:30 AM (Hotels)

MORE DETAILS
  • Maximum group size: 13

  • $160.00 CAD🍁 (Adult 16+)

  • $90.00 CAD 🍁 (Children 8-15)

  • Ages 8 and up

  • Hike up to the beautifully-frozen Johnston Canyon Upper Falls

  • Hiking in the winter means less traffic on the trail!

  • Enjoy an optional snowshoe loop, or more time to relax and see the Lake & Hotel

  • Taking in the views at Lake Louise

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WHAT SHOULD I BRING?
  • Waterproof Hiking boots

  • A warm snow jacket and snow pants

  • A warm hat, gloves, buff and change of socks

  • A refillable water bottle and / or thermos

  • Lunch, or money to purchase lunch in Lake Louise

  • A cash gratuity for your Big Nature driver is always appreciated!

  • Your kids ages 8 and up, please no pets

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?
  • Temperatures ranging from 0° to -25°C

  • 5.4km (3.4 miles) and 135m (433ft) elevation gain (Johnston Canyon)

  • Snow and ice

  • High sun exposure

  • Uneven and slippery terrain

  • Possible delays in pickup-dropoff time due to traffic and road conditions

  • Seating in van is first come - first served

CANCELLATION
  • Cancel with 100% refund up to 48hrs before departure. Full payment is required upon booking.