Hike Plain of Six Glaciers Lake Louise - Alberta in the Banff National Park: Position on map

Hike Plain of Six Glaciers Lake Louise - Alberta

Plain of Six Glaciers Lake Louise - Alberta

Elevation

Min: 5692 ft
Max: 7539 ft
Uphill: 3950 ft
Downhill: 4469 ft
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Traveling in one of the most beautiful National Parks in the world

The Banff National Park was founded in 1885. It is the oldest National Park in Canada and the third oldest in the World. Today the Banff National Park is acknowledged as UNESCO world cultural heritage. Many animals like Wapitis, Moose, Wolves, Coyotes, Black Bears and Grizzly Bears as well... Read more

last update on Sep 12, 2016
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Difficulty
Moderate
Distance: 11.18 miles
Duration:7 h
Loop trail
Min: 5692 ft
Max: 7539 ft
Uphill: 3950 ft
Downhill: 4469 ft

Trail characteristics

Forest track
Hiking trail

Interesting facts

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  • With an overall length of 11 miles the hike is among the 10 longest hikes in Canada available on TouriSpo.
  • Plain of Six Glaciers Lake Louise - Alberta is among the 5 best rated Hikes in Canada.
  • Elevated between 5692 ft and 7539 ft, the hike is among the 3 highest elevated hikes in Canada. You're facing an uphill climb of 1204 vertical meters on this hike. This makes the hike one of the 5 hikes with the most ascent in Canada.
  • You shouldn’t forget to bring your hiking boots. There are some sections on the trail where sturdy footwear is required. There are places to buy beverages and food along the track. However it’s always recommended to bring enough water and food along with you.

Contact

Hotel Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise Drive 111
T0L 1E0
Lake Louise, Alberta
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