Plain of Six Glaciers Hike – Lake Louise

This has to be one of my favourite hikes, I can’t wait to do it again this summer!

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Classic Lake Louise View Classic Lake Louise View

The Plain of Six Glaciers hike at Lake Louise in Banff National Park has to be one of my favourite hikes in the Canadian Rockies. Getting an early start for this hike is helps you to avoid the crowds on the lake shore trail and gives you plenty of photo opportunities.

Lake Louise Boat House Lake Louise Boat House beneath Mt Fairview

Once you’ve parked in one of the parking lots make your way to the lake shore, if you get there early you’ll be able to get in some nice photos before the crowds that arrive a little later in the day. Make your way along to the north side of the lake,  in front of the Chateau Lake Louise, away from the log boat house at the base of Mount Fairview.

Swiss Guide Statue Swiss Guide Statue

You’ll pass a small statue of a Swiss Guide before a fork in the…

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