Lake O’Hara Alpine Circuit – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#3 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Lake O’Hara Alpine Circuit Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop Rating: Strenuous Total Distance: 7.5 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 2,740′ Recommended Time: Full-day Recommended Season: Early-July to Mid-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara bus are needed. (Otherwise add 7 miles (one-way) to hike…

Lake O’Hara Shoreline Loop Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#12 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Lake O’Hara Shoreline Loop Trail & Seven Veils Falls Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop with Spur Rating: Easy Total Distance: 2 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 40′ Recommended Time: 30 minutes – 1 hour Recommended Season: Late-June to Late-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara…

Opabin Plateau Circuit Trail – Best Canadian Rockies Day Hikes

#20 – Canadian Rockies Day Hikes: Opabin Plateau Circuit Trail Location: Yoho National Park Trailhead: Lake O’Hara Type: Loop Rating: Moderate Total Distance: 4.25 miles Trailhead Elevation: 6,625′ Total Elevation Gain: 1,120′ Recommended Time: 2 – 3 hours Recommended Season: Late-June to Mid-September Reservations for the Lake O’Hara bus are needed (Otherwise add 7-miles—one-way—to hike up the…

The Best Canadian Rockies Backcountry Adventures

There is no end to the amazing amount of beauty to be discovered in the Canadian Rockies. Massive icefields feed glaciers that grind up the mountain rock, turning the lakes and rivers into saturated hues of blues and greens. This is a wonderland for those who love to spend time in nature. There is so…