Day trip

Canmore: Rocky Mountain Backcountry Hike

Canmore: Rocky Mountain Backcountry Hike

From US$ 131.53 per person

Explore the Rocky Mountain backcountry with a local guide on this walking tour from Canmore. Admire stunning remote natural scenery with a mountain guide that has over 20 years of experience.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
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Duration 6 hours
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Live tour guide


  • Marvel at breathtaking views of snow-capped Rocky Mountain peaks
  • Have the chance to see white-tailed deer elk, moose, and bighorn sheep
  • Walk under Ponderosa pine, Engelmann spruce, and Douglas fir trees
  • Take stunning pictures of untouched natural scenery to share with friends
  • Feel safe with a an experienced guide with bear spray and a first aid kit
Full description

Enjoy a hike in the great outdoors with this tour from Canmore. Appreciate the peace that comes with hiking on breathtaking mountain trails. Get help with your pack and pick up some hiking tips and tricks from your guide.

Meet your guide and begin your adventure in the great outdoors. Leave the beaten path behind as you make your way through the wilderness.

Try to spot wildlife like white-tailed deer elk, moose, and bighorn sheep. Breathe in the fresh scents of ponderosa pine, Engelmann spruce, and Douglas fir trees as you walk along.

Take in panoramic views of the snow-capped Rocky Mountain peaks. Feel secure knowing that your guide has bear spray and a first aid kit. Be motivated as your guide coaxes you through the rougher spots with care and compassion.

  • Guide
  • Park entry fee
  • Safety equipment
  • Hiking poles
  • Ice cleats
  • Transport to and from the designated meeting point
  • Free parking at meeting point
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Hiking boots
Not suitable for
  • Pregnant women
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All required protective equipment is provided
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • Masks are optional for this activity

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Meeting point

Meet your guide outside of the main doors of the recreation center. They will have a black hat and clipboard. The meeting location is easily accessible by public transit or taxi and is within walking distance of downtown. There is free parking a short walk from the recreation center.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Water
  • Comfortable clothes
  • Packed lunch
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Not allowed

  • Pets

Know before you go

  • You will need to be able to drive to take this tour, as it's hard to reach with public transportation
  • You don’t have to be an athlete for this tour, but it is important to be healthy

Product ID: 410265