Mountaineering


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Moraine Lake to Lake O'Hara Alpine Hike

Spend a day with us on a spectacular glacier hike in Banff and Yoho National Parks, where we'll travel through the heart of the Lake Louise group of mountains. Good trails lead us to Wenkchemna Pass though the Valley of the Ten Peaks. Our route then takes us past the 'Eagles Eyrie' to Opabin Pass on little-traveled paths. We negotiate two small glaciers at Opabin Pass to join the trails of Lake O'Hara. Prerequisite: very good fitness, previous hiking experience. Includes: ACMG-certified guide, Lake O’Hara bus, glacier safety gear.

The Scrambler

Enjoy a weekend of scrambling skills that will get you off the beaten path. We’ll cover wilderness skills, terrain recognition and trip planning which are used for safe mountain travel. This will include map reading and navigation, group management and managing steep terrain using rope. On the second day we’ll attempt a scrambling peak in Banff Park or Kananaskis. Guide to guest ratio is 1:6. Prerequisite: good-very good fitness. Previous hiking experience an asset. Includes: ACMG certified guide, backcountry permits.