Day Hikes Near Lake Louise Guide Book

by Don Beers (Rocky Mountain Books)
Day Hikes Near Lake Louise  by Don Beers

30pp (15 cards)/color photos/maps
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These full-color, water resistant, up-to-date outdoor recreation cards show day hikes in the Banff National Park area. Each set of 15 cards features 12 of the best hikes in the area chosen by guidebook author Don Beers. Each trail is presented on a separate card, with its own map, an enticing color photograph, access information and a brief trail description. Spectacular high-mountain scenery is the reason visitors will hike trails such as Eiffel Lake and Wenchemna Pass, Sentinel Pass, Boulder Pass and the Beehive Circuit.

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Trails from the "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 12 of 12.
... Preview: The Little Beehive, Lake Agnes, the Big Beehive: three of the most scenic locations at Lake Louise are included in this circuit. Ground squirrels, marmots, chipmunks, pikas, and Clark’s nutcrackers fr ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 7.6
... Preview: Boom Lake is an easy 5.1 km-long hike, with only 185 m height gain. At the eastern end of the tarn, drift logs caught on a shallow rockshelf resemble a logger’s boom, giving the lake its name. From th ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.2
... Preview: Boulder Pass is an 8.7 km-long trip. Used mainly by people going to Skoki, the route is also a scenic day hike. The first 3.9 km follows a service road, which may be hiked or cycled. Strong cyclists w ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: Wenkchemna Pass is a long (10.4 km, 730 m height gain), arduous hike through some of the most glorious mountain scenery anywhere. If you prefer an easier trip, go only as far as Eiffel Lake, a delight ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.5
... Preview: A branch of Paradise Creek descends through immense rectangular blocks of stone. The cascade is known as the Giant Steps. The falls seen at the end of the trail are attractive, but my favourite views ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.6
... Preview: The colour of Lake Annette varies from blue to aqua, depending on the time of day, and the time of year. From the lake you can take the Annette Highline Trail, a more scenic (and strenuous) route up P ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: This trail follows the shore of the richly-coloured waters of Lake Louise with views of the glaciated summits of Mts. Lefroy and Aberdeen. It leads to a popular teahouse, which is favourably situated ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 6.7
... Preview: This trail leads to a mine prospect that may go back to the days of Silver City (about 1885). Copper was the main mineral found here. It is easier than you might expect of a path that has been little- ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.6
... Preview: The Saddleback circuit takes you from Lake Louise to a scenic pass studded with majestic alpine larches, and then down through Sheol Valley to Paradise Valley, returning to Lake Louise by a forested t ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 9.1
... Preview: This is one of my favourite hikes in the mountains. After the first switchback the views are superb all the way to Sentinel Pass. Walter Wilcox even appreciated the stark scene across the pass: “The n ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.6
... Preview: Aqua-coloured Taylor Lake, with its turbulent feeder stream and its dramatic setting (Mt. Bell to the left, Panorama Ridge to the right, and in the gap between, the tip of Mt. Fay), is impressive. T ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.9
... Preview: hiking and cycling. Having Lake Louise as a destination is an advantage: take trails starting at Lake Louise, and you lose your best view as soon as you leave the lakeshore. Be aware of hazardous road ... From the guidebook "Day Hikes Near Lake Louise"
Lake Louise, AB - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
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