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Classic Wapta traverse in 4 days

Join me in this 4-day traverse across the Classic Wapta trail, in the Canadian Rockies. I can ensure it will be a perfect hiking and skiing combination!

Mountain RangeRockies
Duration4 days
Offer periodMar
Type of tripGroup


  • Enjoy a 4-day classic Wapta traverse program in Canada!

  • Join a combined hiking and skiing program in the Canadian Rockies.

  • Explore a unique wilderness area in the rugged mountains.


The Classic Wapta traverse is an amazing hiking and skiing spot located in Banff National Park, in the Canadian Rockies.

During this 4-day adventure, you will enjoy a really amazing experience around a glacial lake. The classic Wapta trail will lead us from Peyto Lake to the Great Divide, a very wild route.

Please find below a day-by-day itinerary:


During the first day, you have the opportunity of climbing and skiing in the great Peyto Cirque. We’ll spend the night in Peyto Hut.


On day two, we will start the traverse to the Balfour Hut. On the way, we will climb one or two amazing peaks.


The third day will be a very challenging day because we’ll reach the Balfour High Col. If the climate is on our side, we may make a summit attempt up to 3.285 meters at Mount Balfour. We’ll spend the last night in the Scott Duncan Hut.


During the last day, we will ski through amazing snow runs in the Bath Glacier or the Sherbrook Lake.

If you have any questions or want to know more details about this Classic Wapta traverse, please feel free to contact me! I look forward to hearing from you!


About the guide

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Alpine Air Adventures is an independent mountain guiding business run by Jeff Bullock. I am a fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide, with my training and certification through the Association of Canadian Mountain Guides, and the Canadian Avalanche Association.

We specialize in outdoor Banff adventures including: rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, avalanche courses and improvised rope rescue courses.

Based out of Banff, Alberta, Canada in the heart of the rugged Canadian Rocky Mountains, Alpine Air offers everything mountain. My main emphasize is to offer safe and unforgettable Banff adventures to my guests. With the allure of the mountains right at my doorstep I am always keen to take on any adventure and I am excited to have you along. Contact me to begin organizing your dream mountain ascent or descent.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CAD 1049 each

Group of 2

CAD 1049 each

Group of 3

CAD 1049 each

Group of 4

CAD 1049 each

Group of 5

CAD 1049 each

Group of 6

CAD 1049 each

Group of 7

CAD 1049 each

Group of 8

CAD 1049 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Permit and entrance fees

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

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