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Snowshoe The Rockies

Across A Winter Wonderland

Explore forested valley's and mountain sides or traverse up frozen creeks to get a unparralled glimpse of the Canadian Rockies and her many secrets. Snowshoeing is a great adventure for everyone. All of tours take place in Kananaskis, Canmore and Banff.

 

Snow Shoeing is great for those looking for a true Canadian Experience and is an activity that can take you places that summer hiking can't! Walk across frozen lakes and ponds, to catch views of the mountains from uninterrupted view points.

We offer a variety of Snowshoe options from beginner to experienced.

Snowshoeing on Top of the World at Sunshine Meadows

Snowshoe 

Highlights

  • Amazing deep powder snow - every time

  • True backcountry snowshoe experience

  • Gondola and chairlift ride to the top of Standish Mountain

  • Views of Mt. Assiniboine and 360 degrees around

  • Crossing the Continental Divide into British Columbia

  • Hot chocolate and homemade cookies

Experience Canada's premier guided snowshoe adventure in Banff National Park at world famous Sunshine Village Ski Resort where a gondola and chairlift ride takes you straight to the land above the tree line!
 
Put your snowshoes on and walk with us  into a white powder paradise where there are no trails and it's simply miles and miles of powdery wilderness in front of you. You'll access the beautiful winter backcountry with one of our professional guides the way the Banff National Park is meant to be experienced  - as a mix of fun, challenge, and learning, combined with the simple enjoyment of being outside in nature. During our snowshoe trip we'll stop for a hot cocoa and fresh baked cookies as we take in the beautiful scenery of Banff's Rocky Mountains.
  
Joining this trip means being prepared for unusual challenges: Days may be beautiful with sun sparkling off of fresh snow or they may be very snowy with near whiteout conditions. On the beautiful days you'll finish with memories of a sea of mountains in all directions. On days when the weather is "not so good" as we like to say, you'll head home with the sense of exhilaration and accomplishment that comes from a real experience - a real mountain winter day in Banff National Park!

Snowshoe and Fondue Experience Add-on

If you are looking to enhance your snowshoeing experience at Sunshine Village, we offer a fondue supplement at the completion of the program.

Includes an authentic Swiss-style fondue made with Gruiyere and Emmental and served with fresh baguette, steamed baby potatoes, broccolini, cauliflower and sliced apples. The price for this is 25.30 per person (minimum of 4 people).

Return transportation for fondue bookings will be provided by the Sunshine Village shuttle bus.

To book the Snowshoe and Fondue Experience - please call the White Mountain Office directly - 403-760-4403

Cost

$99 per person plus tax (no child price available)
Minimum of 4 people required to confirm the trip

PURCHASE a White Mountain Adventures toque for $20.00. You can add this to your order online or let the office know when booking.

Includes

Professional hiking guide, transportation from Banff, Sunshine Village gondola and chairlift ticket, snowshoes, trekking poles, hot chocolate & snacks. 

2019/20 Days of Operation

Our scheduled trips are available daily from mid November 2019 - April 19, 2020
Private bookings are available 7 days a week.

Difficulty Level

Moderate to strenuous

Not suitable for children under 12 years old

Cancellation Policy

Your credit card will be charged the full amount upon purchase. We accept VISA, Mastercard and AMEX. You may cancel your booking at any time up to 48 hours prior to the trip by phoning or emailing your request to us bookings@tourcanmore.com. You will receive a full refund less a $5 non-refundable booking fee per cancelled person. Cancellations less than 48 hours prior will be charged the full amount.

  • 12:15 PM: 12:35pm: Banff Pickups

  • 1:00 PM:  Meeting additional guests at Sunshine Village on top of stairs in front of Creekside Building

  • 1:15 PM:  Ride the Gondola and Standish chairlift at Sunshine Village

  • 1:30 PM: Meeting additional guests on mountain at hotel entrance

  • 1:40 PM: Amazing deep powder snowshoing surrounded by spectacular scenery

  • 4:00 PM: Head back down on the Gondola to the base

  • 4:45 PM: Return to Banff

 

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