Trip Planner: Canada / Alberta / Canadian Rockies / Banff National Park / Lake Louise / Plain of Six Glaciers
Plain of Six Glaciers offers awe-inspiring views, wildlife encounters, and the option to rest and refresh with a cup of hot tea. Moderately challenging and heavily trafficked, the hike starts at Lake Louise shoreline and finishes at the teahouse. Along the way, you'll pass tall cliffs ideal for rock climbing, an area with avalanche chutes, a narrow valley, meadows, and alpine groves. The last section of the trail near the ascent is quite steep and slippery, but the views from the top are well worth the effort. Note that dogs must be kept on leash. Before you head to Banff National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Banff National Park travel planner, to make sure you see all that Banff National Park has to offer, including Plain of Six Glaciers.
Plain of Six Glaciers Reviews
This is a truly amazing hike that gets you up close to the glaciers with the option to eat a snack at the tea house. The trail itself is challenging but very doable for someone of average fitness. It.... more »
This was one of our favorite hikes. We knew it would be a long hike and crowded. We started at 9 AM (an hour later than we would have liked) but still early enough. This hike starts with the lake..... more »
After Lake Agnes this also belongs.
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