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3 Banff Adventures You Have to Do If You Are Visiting for the Weekend

The unparalleled beauty of Banff beckons to outdoor lovers. Whether you come for the skiing, hiking, or other adventures, there’s plenty to see and do during your stay. If you are visiting for the weekend, here are three things you should be sure to fit into your itinerary.

Book Banff Hiking Tours

Guided day hikes are a great way to experience the beauty of Banff. Choose the level of difficulty from trail walking to moderate scrambles, then get ready to take in amazing vistas, majestic tree lines, and stunning valleys. A few great Banff hikes to check out include the Valley of the Gargoyles, Mt. Yamnuska, Stanley Glacier, and Mt. Fairview. Banff hiking tours give you the opportunity to explore the area with a guide and make the most of your time.

Visit Lake Louise for an Outdoor Banff Adventure

Beautiful year round, Lake Louise is an excellent stop for an outdoor Banff adventure. Take the trail to Mirror Lake for more gorgeous views. During the winter, enjoy the quiet as you take in the pristine landscape and warm up with a steamy hot chocolate. Strap on snowshoes to try Banff hikes through the winter landscape and take in the mountains and glaciers.

Learn a New Skill on Banff Hikes

Trying something new is a great way to explore Banff and broaden your skills. Sign up for a class that teaches you something while allowing you to appreciate nature’s beauty during an outdoor Banff adventure. Ice climbing, alpine climbing, rock climbing, and backcountry skiing are a few of the activities you can enjoy while you learn in Banff.

From Banff hiking tours to learning skills, a weekend in Banff doesn’t disappoint. Check out these things during your stay, then be sure to come back and explore more of what Banff has to offer.

If you’re ready to try some new activities and get outside, Banff is the perfect place to start! At Alpine Air Adventures we pride ourselves on providing safe and fun mountaineering courses for all skill levels and abilities.

Ready to choose your next adventure? Contact us today!

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