Explore the Canadian Rockies with a Proffesional Hiking Guide
With the right pace (for you), great stories and lots of time for photographs, you will find a full day alpine hike into Jasper's mountains fully immerse you in nature. Get above tree-line and meet the plants and animals that call the alpine home. We usually eat our lunch at the top, with breath-taking views.
I meet you at your accommodation (if your in or near the Jasper townsite), and from there I give you a few options of hikes we can do that day. Then we head to the trailhead by car. I usually go with your in your car or meet you at the trailhead. Then it is off on a private hike, where it is totally catered to your pace and interest. Along the way I will share cool info on the natural and cultural history of this amazing part of the Canadian Rockies. We find a great place along our hike for a picnic lunch (you bring your own lunch) and continue on to explore some more. The day ends when we are back in town, happy and thrilled with our day in nature!
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: I will arrange to meet you at your hotel/accomodation. I will then either accompany you in your vehicle or meet you at the trailhead (with you following in your car).
End location: If I joined you in your car, we return to your hotel/accomodation after the tour. If I drove independently, your tour ends when I deliver you safely back to your car near the trailhead.
Duration: 7 hours
Depending on your hiking speed, weather and time of year this day could be a bit shorter or longer
Transport not provided.
Fully guided private hike, set to your interests and pace. I can supply hiking poles, mitts, warm hats, and packs upon request.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
15 CAD - for you lunch or personal expenses
You need to pack a lunch/snacks, extra jacket, hat, mitts (let me know if you need these I can you lend you outdoor items) and camera in a day pack. Lots of water- 1 ltr min.
We ask that you provide your own transportation. I either come with you (bonus is that I can give commentary along the way), or meet you at the trailhead. National Park passes are free for 2017! But any other years, you will need to purchase either an annual National Park pass or a daily pass to enter the Canadian National Parks.
I do not provide transportation. I either accompany you in your vehicle or will meet you at the trail-head.
Waivers need to be signed to participate in hikes/walks.
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Great day hike with a great guide who knew how to get off the beaten path and up to the alpine. Not an easy walk 780 metre elevation but made easy with Kirsten's help. Thank you and would highly recommend!