Banff to Jasper Drive & Hike

One of the world's most scenic drives, the Icefields Parkway connects some of the best hiking in the Canadian Rockies. Stretch your legs on winding trails over glacial moraines, past imposing peaks, and along turquoise lakeshores. You'll see all this and more on the road from Banff to Jasper.

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Darstellung
Stadtrundgang · Alberta
Drive Calgary Airport to Banff
Schwierigkeit
Strecke 145,4 km
Dauer 1:40 h
Aufstieg 905 hm
Abstieg 616 hm

Get excited for your hikes by driving out of the flats of Calgary and through the impressive boundaries of the Canadian Rockies to Banff. 

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Wanderung · Alberta
Tunnel Mountain
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 6 km
Dauer 2:30 h
Aufstieg 313 hm
Abstieg 306 hm

Accessible from downtown Banff, this out-and-back hike is the perfect welcome to the grand Canadian Rockies.

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Stadtrundgang · British Columbia
Drive Banff to Stanley Glacier
Schwierigkeit
Strecke 45,1 km
Dauer 0:35 h
Aufstieg 402 hm
Abstieg 216 hm

This drive will take you off the Trans-Canada Highway south towards Kootenay National Park. 

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Wanderung · East Kootenay
Stanley Glacier Trail
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 10,8 km
Dauer 5:00 h
Aufstieg 577 hm
Abstieg 577 hm

This out-and-back valley hike takes you through stands of young pine trees before opening up onto a massive moraine leading toward Stanley Glacier. 

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Stadtrundgang · British Columbia
Drive Stanley Glacier to Lake Louise
Schwierigkeit
Strecke 38,9 km
Dauer 0:35 h
Aufstieg 312 hm
Abstieg 277 hm

Follow the Bow River Northeast as you drive this popular route between Banff and Lake Louise.

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Wanderung · Alberta
Lake Agnes Loop
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 6,8 km
Dauer 3:00 h
Aufstieg 395 hm
Abstieg 395 hm

This quick ascent allows for spectacular views of Lake Louise from above and the opportunity to taste tea made from glacier water at Lake Agnes ...

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Wanderung · Alberta
Plain of Six Glaciers Loop
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 17,9 km
Dauer 8:00 h
Aufstieg 815 hm
Abstieg 915 hm

Follow the watershed that leads into Lake Louise up to it's glacial origin. 

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Stadtrundgang · Alberta
Drive Lake Louise to Wilcox Pass
Schwierigkeit
Strecke 126,2 km
Dauer 1:45 h
Aufstieg 1.335 hm
Abstieg 853 hm

A highlight of all the drives, today's route will take you along the famous Icefields Parkway where glaciers can be spotted from numerous spots ...

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Wanderung · Alberta
Wilcox Pass Trail
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 9,3 km
Dauer 5:00 h
Aufstieg 441 hm
Abstieg 441 hm

For only a short incline, this walk packs a punch of stunning glacier views. 

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Stadtrundgang · Alberta
Drive Wilcox Pass to Jasper
Schwierigkeit
Strecke 106,2 km
Dauer 1:30 h
Aufstieg 270 hm
Abstieg 1.235 hm

Drive the final part of the stunning Icefields Parkway as you pass peaks and lakes on both sides en route to the iconic town of Jasper. 

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Schwierigkeit
Strecke 60,4 km
Dauer 1:00 h
Aufstieg 587 hm
Abstieg 252 hm

Follow the Athabasca River North on this drive up Route 16 before pulling off into the mountains and driving upward toward Miette Hot Springs. 

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Wanderung · Alberta
Sulphur Skyline Trail
empfohlene Tour Schwierigkeit mittel
Strecke 8,1 km
Dauer 5:30 h
Aufstieg 669 hm
Abstieg 669 hm

This final hike is quite the treat as you'll get views of Utopia Mountain and Ashlar Ridge with time to take a dip in the hot springs afterward. 

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