Hiking in Banff

Welcome to Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska Mountain Adventures.

Hike along the shores of pristine, glacier-fed lakes, climb a majestic mountain ridge, enjoy the beauty of a flower-filled alpine meadow, or stroll among the soaring larches in autumn.  From leisurely treks to epic multi-day adventures in the backcountry, the Canadian Rockies are home to some of the world’s most scenic and inspiring hikes and backpacking trips.


From Banff to Lake Louise, from Jasper to Canmore, the mountain trails of the Canadian Rockies offer breathtaking views and amazing hiking and walking adventures for hikers of all levels. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced hiker, we offer high-quality hiking, treks, and walking adventures throughout Alberta and British Columbia’s national parks, all led by certified guides.


Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska is a full-service guiding company that has been operating in Banff and the Canadian Rockies since 1977 so our trips are truly the ‘best of the Rockies’. Single or multi-day hiking and backpacking adventures are our specialty with guest service and safety as our focus. Our low guide to guest ratios ensures you have the best possible experience.


Join us for an exceptional experience of personal growth, challenge, and unforgettable memories!


At the core of our offerings are our hiking and backpacking programs. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of the Canadian Rockies, where towering peaks and pristine wilderness await. Our experienced guides will lead you on journeys through some of the most iconic landscapes on Earth. From leisurely day hikes to multi-day backpacking adventures, there’s a trail for every level of adventurer. All you need is a desire to explore, a good level of physical fitness, and an adventurous spirit.

Moraine Lake & Lake Louise

This awe-inspiring 3-hour sightseeing tour will take you to the shores of two of the most iconic and sought-after destinations in Banff National Park. Lake Louise and Moraine Lake are famous for their crystal-clear blue waters fed from the impressive glaciers of the Lake Louise group and the Valley of the Ten Peaks. These UNESCO world heritage sites are not to be missed on any visit to Banff National Park and the Canadian Rocky Mountains. We invite you to join us to make memories that will last a lifetime.

Private & Custom Hiking Trips

Have the experts at Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska organize your perfect trip. From half-day to multi-day programs, we organize trips for individuals, families and groups of friends of all ages. We specialize in organizing and crafting wonderful hiking experiences, working with you to plan the trip that best incorporates your needs and objectives. Once you are ‘out there’ you will be with our professional guides whose mandate is your safety, enjoyment and education.

Backpacking Trips

Canadian Rockies Hiking by Yamnuska offers scheduled hiking and backpacking trips to different areas of the Canadian Rockies. Each program has its own unique ambiance, beauty, and challenge. These trips can be arranged for private groups if our scheduled departures don’t suit you. We offer beginner to advanced programs of varying lengths. Explore the natural wonders of the Canadian Rockies with our certified guides for an exceptional experience of personal growth and unforgettable memories.