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Hiking Larch Valley Sentinel Pass - Paul Zizka
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Bring your adventure to life in Banff National Park

Home to the world renowned Banff Centre Mountain Film and Book Festival, there is no better place to celebrate inspiring stories and ground-breaking expeditions - and to live your own adventure. There is truly a lifetime of adventure to be experienced in Banff and Lake Louise: from backcountry hikes over alpine passes and skiing amidst the most rugged mountain peaks you’ll ever see, to paddleboarding on iridescent lakes, and camping out in a meadow exploding with wildflowers. Make your own adventure come to life in Banff and Lake Louise.

 

Where will your adventure take you?

On The Trails

Hundreds of miles of trails traverse Banff and Lake Louise, through some of the most awe-inspiring scenery in the world. Escape into the wild with a multi-day backcountry hike, enjoy an invigorating trail run, or savour the scenery from two wheels. There are countless options for all levels of fitness and experience. 

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On The Slopes

Banff National Park has some of the best skiing and snowboarding in the world. The combination of cold light snow, diverse terrain, stunning scenery, and warm and enthusiastic people makes for a truly memorable experience. Whether you want to ski or ride a resort or journey into the backcountry, there are limitless opportunities to find adventure. 

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On The Water

Paddling offers a different perspective on the world and a uniquely exhilarating, yet tranquil experience. Canoe, kayak, or stand up paddleboard (SUP) are great ways to explore Banff and Lake Louise, home to some of the most picturesque lakes and rivers you’ll ever see.

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On The Rocks

Adventure deep into the hidden secrets of the Canadian Rockies on a climbing, caving, or canyoning expedition. All offer the chance to explore the mountains in a different way, for an experience which is both adrenaline-filled and strikingly beautiful.

Things To Do

Banff and Lake Louise has a rich heritage as one of the world’s most awe-inspiring mountain destinations. With easy access to pristine wilderness, endless outdoor adventures, and all the amenities you need, in Banff National Park you feel truly immersed in nature.

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