It is loop trip where the group will not return the way the come always introducing new locations and utilizing this to offer the most value.
Day 1: arrive at Calgary Int. Airport, travel to Banff National Park with a short introduction hike at Grotto Canyon, through the canyon with high walls and ancient hieroglyphs along the steep rock walls hundreds of years old.
Settle in and explore the town of Banff
Day 2: Cory Pass to Edith Pass hiking traverse. 15km and 900 elevation gain and loss, as the group ascends up and over Cory pass they will be amazed by the valley of the Gargoyles on the backside then passing under the flanks of Mt Louis. Back to Banff for food and refreshments.
Day 3: Plain of six glaciers at Lake Louise where the group will have the opportunity to hike right up to the Victoria glacier, an amazing place surrounded by rock walls and glaciers descending from the high peaks. Spending the night at the Lake Louise Alpine Center
Day 4: Leave LL and head up the Icefields Parkway towards Jasper National Park, hiking up to Helen Lake on the Dolomite Pass circuit, that evening arriving at the Rampart Creek Hostel experience the relaxed living of life in the Rockies.
Day 5: Driving a short distance North entering Jasper National Park, a must do hike into Wilcox meadows and an accent of Mt Wilcox with magnificent views of the world renowned Columbia icefields. That evening spent back at the Rampart creek hostel.
Day 6: Heading east down the David Thompson Highway, with time for short hikes and return to Calgary for returning flights on day 7.
Looking forward to reading you and organizing this nice week together!
What is included in the trip?
Cost includes, transport to and from Calgary, guides, 5 nights shared accommodation’s, night 6 in Calgary is not included. At the international Hostel’s or equivalent, all camping style food, (in town food not included), permits. Gear can be rented ?if needed.
Price for the hiking week in the Rockies
Cost per person = CAD $1445.00 + appl. Taxes.