Explore the Rockies in winter

Explore the Rockies in the safety of a group with an experienced guide. Choose from our many snowshoe trips and be introduced to beautiful destinations. 

Qualified and experienced guides. We hire experienced guides that have extensive knowledge of the area that you are travelling in. All guides carry remote communication devices and have wilderness first aid training.

Something for everyone. We offer a wide range of locations that vary in difficulty, for all fitness and experience levels.

Snowshoeing locations and ratings

All of our snowshoe trips include an experienced guide and snowshoe rentals. Choose from trips based on skill level and location.

Level 1 – Easy

Up to 7km on flat or rolling terrain with a maximum of 150m of elevation gain. We snowshoe for 2–3 hours (plus lunch) at a relaxed pace with plenty of breaks. Intended for those with little or no snowshoeing experience in fair physical condition. 

Destinations include Hogarth Lake, Penstock Loop, Lower Kananaskis Lake, and Warspite Cirque.

Level 2 – Moderate

A 7–9km hike on rolling terrain with up to 250m of elevation gain. We snowshoe for 3–4 hours at a relaxed pace. An excellent trip for those with little snowshoeing experience in moderate physical condition. 

Destinations include Burstall Meadows, Sawmill Loop, Murray Lookout, and Marushka Lake.

Level 3 – Challenging

A 8–12km trip on hilly terrain gaining up to 350m of elevation. We snowshoe for 4–6 hours at a moderate pace. For those who have some snowshoe experience and are in good physical condition. 

Destinations include Rawson Lake, Chester Lake, and Rummel Lake.

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Murray Lookout snowshoeing

Snowshoeing Day Trips

Try snowshoeing in the Rocky Mountains on a guided day trip. Choose from easy to challenging trips which include snowshoe rentals.

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Rachel Oggy
Program Coordinator

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