Lake Louise

 

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Trail Information



Moraine Lake Road

Trail Number1
Trail HeadMoraine Lake Road entrance.
ClassificationNovice & Easy
Distance15.6 km return
ElevationElevation gain 250m
DescriptionClimbing steadily, this trail includes both gently rolling and hilly stretches. Tracksetting ends at a viewpoint of Consolation Valley and the Ten Peaks. Beyond the viewpoint, the road crosses large avalanche paths.
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Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Fairview

Trail Number2
Trail HeadLake Louise Drive parking lot
ClassificationEasy & Moderate
Distance4.6 km one way
ElevationElevation gain 60m
DescriptionA beautiful trail, the Fairview runs through sections of open clearings and snow-draped woods. It's also possible to make a 7.5 km loop (160 m total elevation gain) using the Fairview trail, the Moraine Lake Road and the Tramline trail: the recommended direction is counter-clockwise.
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Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Tramline

Trail Number3
Trail HeadLake Louise Drive parking lot
ClassificationEasy
Distance4.8 km one way
ElevationElevation gain 195m
DescriptionThis trail runs from valley bottom to Lake Louise at a steady 3% rise, following the old grade of the tramline that once connected the train station and the Chateau Lake Louise.
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Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Lake Louise Loop

Trail Number4
Trail HeadChateau Lake Louise
ClassificationNovice, Easy & Moderate
Distance4.1 km loop
ElevationElevation gain 15m
Descriptionhis loops features a wide open ski across frozen Lake Louise, followed by a fun 'up &s; down' trip back through the woods -- just 100 metres uphill from the lakeshore walking path. Use the Fairview - Lake Louise Connector trail to ski directly from the parking lot onto the lake. Tracksetting ends at the back of the lake, as the trail up the valley crosses large avalanche paths.
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Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Upper Telemark

Trail Number5
Trail HeadChateau Lake Louise
ClassificationEasy, Moderate & Advance
Distance1.4 km one way
ElevationElevation loss 65m
DescriptionThis trail has several steep and technically demanding hills. If you find them too imposing, they can be avoided by taking the 'Hillside' bypass. Start in front of the Chateau Lake Louise as if going to Lake Agnes, then turn right onto trail #5. Once up and behind the Chateau, ski steeply down to the Great Divide and Lower Telemark trails.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Great Divide

Trail Number6
Trail HeadLower Parking lot, Lake Louise Drive
ClassificationNovice & Easy
Distance20 km return
ElevationElevation loss 60m
DescriptionMostly flat, but trending gently downhill, this trail takes you to the 'Great Divide' - the BC / Alberta border. From here, you can continue into Yoho another 3.5 km (grooming irregular) to the Lake O'Hara parking lot.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Peyto

Trail Number7
Trail HeadLake Louise Drive parking lot
ClassificationEasy & Moderate
Distance2.2 km one way
ElevationElevation loss 45m
DescriptionThis trail has a tricky starting point, off the small access road to the Brewster Stables behind Deer Lodge, but it offers a more gentle downhill to the Great Divide and Lower Telemark trails.
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Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Lower Telemark

Trail Number8
Trail HeadPark at Great Divide trailhead, ski 700 metres, and turn right at the #8 trail sign
ClassificationModerate
Distance4.0 km one way
ElevationElevation loss 110m
DescriptionPark at Great Divide trailhead, ski 700 metres, and turn right at the #8 trail sign. After 4.0 km of twists and turns, exit back onto the Great Divide trail, and turn left to return to your vehicle.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedNo dogs allowed
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Bow River Loop

Trail Number9
Trail HeadPark near the Station Restaurant
ClassificationNovice & Easy
Distance6.6 km or shorter versions of the loop
ElevationNo Elevation
DescriptionMostly flat, following the river. To start, park near the Station Restaurant or just past the campground kiosk, or use the connecting trail from the Post Hotel or the Samson Mall.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Campground Loop

Trail Number10
Trail HeadJust over the bridge past the main kiosk at the campground entrance.
ClassificationNovice
Distance2.2 km outer loop
ElevationElevation gain 15m
DescriptionThis trail loops around and through the campground on gentle terrain. For access, park just past the campground kiosk.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Townsite

Trail Number11
Trail HeadNorthwest end of Village Road
ClassificationNovice
Distance0.7 km one way
ElevationNo Elevation
DescriptionThis short trail provides access to the northwest end of Village Road, near all the village hotels.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Pipestone Loop

Trail Number12
Trail HeadStart off at the parking lot on the Trans-Canada Highway
ClassificationModerate
Distance13.3 km loop
ElevationElevation gain 190m
DescriptionWatch for the occasional tight corner and be cautious on the hills. The recommended direction for the outer loop is counterclockwise.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Hector

Trail Number13
Trail HeadStart off at the parking lot on the Trans-Canada Highway
ClassificationEasy
Distance3.0 km one way
ElevationElevation gain 95m
DescriptionThis trail features good views at both a major fire protection clearing and tranquil Pipestone Pond.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Drummond

Trail Number14
Trail HeadStart off at the parking lot on the Trans-Canada Highway
ClassificationEasy
Distance2.7 km one way
ElevationElevation loss 24m
DescriptionIf you need a breather, this is the only flat trail in the Pipestone trail system.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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Merlin

Trail Number15
Trail HeadStart off at the parking lot on the Trans-Canada Highway
ClassificationEasy
Distance2.3 km one way
ElevationElevation gain 55m
DescriptionWatch for the old pioneer log cabins along this leg of the Pipestone.
ConditionsView Conditions
Dogs AllowedDogs on leash at all times
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