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Sentinel Pass

Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Banff National Park Guided Hike with Lunch
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Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Lakes, glaciers, mtns, valleys..You see it all and not crowded. Fantastic hike. The hike is strenuous in some places but overall not too bad

Thank bill C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Truly spectacular hike, 12 km round-trip with an elevation gain of around 750 meters - starts at Moraine Lake A must do for people interested in moderate to hard hikes; if you are visiting in the first week of July, please be prepared to encounter...More

Thank Kalyan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recommend travelling in a group of 2+ due to animal potential. Bring waterproof shoes (ex. Gortex)! The trail is all season depending when you go. In mid-June when I went, Moraine Lake had fully melted and the forest was vibrant green. Near Sentinel Pass...More

Thank Andreas C
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The hike starts at Moraine lake. Start your hike as early as possible as the parking lot by this lake fills up quickly. Parks Canada require you go in groups of 8 as there are grizzly and black bears in this region. Dress appropriately for...More

Thank JJawandering
Reviewed 25 March 2017

My friend and I visited Lake Morraine in July and once we made through the barrage of tourists and parked, we got on the sentinel pass hike. About .5 miles deep, we had the trail to ourselves since most people take a picture of the...More

Thank Gavynn W
Reviewed 27 February 2017

This hike was beautiful and gives you an impression of the meaning of breathtaking nature! Hiking boots are recommended :)

Thank Karina H
Reviewed 18 November 2016

What a beautiful hike. We were blessed with a great sunny day. After a series of 10 steep switchbacks, you are greeted by the magnificent Larch Valley forest and its Larch trees that turn yellow in early autumn and the awesome valley of the 10...More

Thank Laurie P
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The driver was half and hour late in collecting us from the designated hotel,finally left at 9:30 an hour late.,so then we were stuck in traffic for another hour.Graham was more interested in getting to the top as fast as he could and not really...More

1  Thank Iona B
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This hike starts by walking along the shore to the right of Moraine Lake. Not far from the lodge, look for the large trailhead notice board on the right with map and description. The trail starts its ascent with sets of switchbacks. After 1.5 mi....More

7  Thank JohnAnnColumbia_MD
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Even though we went on a wet, cold day we still enjoyed the hike at Moraine Lake! Unfortunately though we did not make it all the way to the top as we were told by hikers just in front of us that there were two...More

Thank Jennifer G
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Thuan V
10 January 2017|
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Response from Les_Landau | Reviewed this property |
We went in mid-summer, so no snow on the trail at all! Although it was in July, when we got to the top there was a strong wind and some light hail/snow, although there were few clouds above us. Definitely check with locals.
Triin T
13 September 2016|
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Response from QueM-G | Reviewed this property |
They are starting to yellow, enjoy your hike!