Banff Adventures - Winter Snowshoe Tour Packages

Ready to put on your explorer cap and venture forth into the Canadian wilderness this winter? Exploring Banff National Park by snowshoe is a fun way to take in the beauty of the Rockies and the learn more about this incredible region. Feel the crunch of fresh packed snow beneath your feet and journey forth into your very own winter wonderland!

Whether you’re looking for a family friendly activity that’s accessible for all fitness levels or searching for a unique way to make the most of your time in the mountains, snowshoeing is the perfect way to trek across the Rockies with ease!  Tours are operating as a small group public tours.

Snowshoeing is the perfect winter activity that’s fun and accessible for everyone! Join in on this one-of-a-kind way to explore the wonderland that is the Canadian Rockies with the help of our experienced guides. Learn about the history of the region, keep an eye out for wildlife, and prepare for a day full of laughter as you conquer the snow, one step at a time!




Sunshine Village



Join us on this popular guided snowshoe adventure, and experience winter with one of our professional guides. It's a mix of fun, physical activity and stunning views at Sunshine Village. All equipment included.

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Intro to snowshoeing



Snowshoe on an easy trail to the Paint Pots, a cultural treasure within our National Parks. Hear stories of indigenous people, explorers and fur traders. End the day by making a taffy snow treat.

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Explore the landscape



Travel to Kootenay National Park and admire the dramatic colours of Marble Canyon. See how the pounding and frozen waters of Tokumn Creek have eroded a 40 meter deep limestone gorge.

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Lake Louise Snowshoe Tours

Lake Louise 



Choose from the Lake Louise Scenic or Wildlife Snowshoe Tour. These guided tours depart from lake Louise Ski Resort.

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Snowshoe Tours in Banff

Home to sweeping views of gorgeous peaks, plenty of local wildlife, and endless adventure around every corner, Banff is an ideal spot to explore by foot. Snowshoeing makes it easy to travel atop the snow, and is a fun challenge for participants to get the hang of. Take in the beauty of the Paint Pots and learn all about Banff’s indigenous people as well as our history during the fur trade, capping off your trip with a crazy carpet slide, take an expedition to Marble Canyon, a 40-metre deep limestone gorge or snoeshow on top of the world at Sunshine Village. No matter where you step, you’re sure to be in awe of the natural beauty that surrounds you.


What to expect

Banff Adventures offers multiple snowshoe tours exploring various areas within Banff, Kananaskis, Lake Louise, Kootenay National Park, and more. Suitable for participants 8 or 12 (Sunshine Village) and up, tours range in duration from 2-7.5 hours, many of which feature snacks and a hot cocoa break to keep you warm while exploring. Transportation is provided for all trips except for the Lake Louise tour, which meets at the Lake Louise Ski Resort Guides Cabin. Winter clothing, including snow jackets, snow pants, warm socks, gloves, toques and more are required for all participants. We also recommend bringing a light backpack to carry your camera, water, and snacks for the journey.  Tours are operating as a small group public tours, and masks are mandatory for all guests and guides.

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What Fitness Level Is Required For Snowshoeing?
    While snowshoeing is family friendly and accessible for most individuals, we do recommend a reasonable level of fitness, particularly for our longer tours.
  2. Is Winter Clothing (Hats And Gloves) Important?
    Yes! Even if it is relatively warm the morning of your tour, it’s important to remember that weather in the mountains can change in an instant. Sudden winds or extra moisture can make things chilly fast, leaving you uncomfortable, or even at risk for frostbite.
  3. Are Snacks Provided?
    The majority of our tours provide cookies and a warm drink, but you are welcome to bring additional snacks in a small backpack if desired.
  4. What Other Activity Options Do You Have?
    Lots! Banff Adventures has a wide selection of tours and packages available all year round!


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