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Includes guiding, food for the trip, camping fees & National Park permits.

July 17th to 21st, 2013

Intermediate to advanced hiker, good fitness and ability to carry a 40-50lbs pack.

Max 6 Clients with 1 guide

Sawback Trail in Banff

Cancelled due to flooding

The Sawback Trail is Banff’s classic Front Range route. Starting at Johnston Canyon, we travel north over the course of five days and finish in Lake Louise.

Highlights include a tremendous diversity of terrain: mountain carved canyons, forested valleys, lakes and marshes, glaciers, high alpine country and the opportunity to see iconic Rocky Mountain wildlife like the elk, black bear and grizzly bear.

This is a tent based trip. Tents are provided (3-men tent per two people) or you can bring your own.

Fitness level:
You will need to be an intermediate hiker with a good fitness level, capable of walking in the hills several days in a row. You will be carrying all your equipment including the tent, sleeping bag and some food (up to 50lbs).

Day 1: Hike from Johnston Canyon to Luellen Lake (17km, 500m)
Day 2: Luellen Lake to Badger Pass Junction (7km, 150m)
Day 3: Rest day or day hike to Badger Pass and beyond (12km, 900m)
Day 4: Badger Pass to Baker Lake (16km, 550m)
Day 5: Baker Lake to Fish Creek via Skoki (14km)


To book or to get more information, please e-mail Félix or call 403-609-1526.