Banff, Canada - Plain of the 6 Glaciers Hike 8/2/22



Itinerary:

2-430 pm - Hike to Plain of the 6 Glaciers Teahouse

430-5 pm - Have a snack at the teahouse

5-6 pm- Checkout the glacier view from the end of Plain of the 6 Glaciers hike

6-830 pm - Hike back to Lake Louise


Directions: Plain of the 6 Glaciers Trailhead, Lake Louise

Getting to Lake Louise - Drive - park in Lake Louise parking lot (MUST get there early unless you

have a handicap tag. $12.25 parking pass -

bought at parking area kiosks - can use debit/credit card)

Park at Lake Louise Park and Ride - take shuttle up

reservations for shuttle

ROAM bus shuttle from Banff to Lake Louise (1 hr / $25 with Super Pass

- if you want to get to Lake Moraine as well)

Activity:

Hiking Plain of the Six Glaciers - 9.1 miles round trip out and back. 1/3 hike along the Lake Louise Lakeshore and flat, next 1/3 is moderate uphill rocky and dirt to the Teahouse, last 1/3 to viewpoint over glaciers also steep and rocky. Teahouse is not busy and a great stop on the way up or back. Recommend the bread! and a little soup too :) Dogs allowed.


Gear: T-shirt, long sleeve fleece, light waterproof jacket, hiking pants/shorts, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camelback or regular back pack, 2-3 Liters water, 4-6 snacks, hiking shoes/boots.