Sunshine Meadows - Guided Day Hikes

The #1 Ranked Hike in Canada by Lonely Planet!

Only a short drive from the Banff Townsite to access, Sunshine Meadows is a unique region of the Canadian Rockies and well suited to all ability levels of eager mountain traveler. While much of the height of the Continental Divide is covered in glaciers and high peaks, this small 15km long stretch of between Citadel Pass and the Monarch Peaks lies a mixture of gentle rolling sub-alpine terrain perfect for those looking to experience some of the best hiking the Canadian Rockies has to offer, a centerpiece of which are a spectacular array of wildflowers found nowhere else in the range.


Nearby lies the Sunshine Village Ski Area. A shuttle or ride on the Gondola will deliver us the Village itself at 2200m and the start of our day. Full and Half Day hiking packages available with our professional ACMG Certified Mountain and Hiking Guides. Come and join us to learn about the spectacular natural history, wildlife and ecosystem of this gem of the Canadian Rockies. A fantastic hiking objective within easy reach of the Banff Townsite.


Daily Departures: Call our office for more information at 1 (403) 707-5877 or book your trip on our website now!








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Is This Hike For You?

This trip is for those looking for a EASY to MODERATE hiking experience. We will spend
our day between elevations of 2200m - 2500m, which for those visiting Banff from lower
elevation locales can ocasionally feel taxing. This said, the availability of both shuttle and
the option to use the ski lifts lighten the load tremendously. Total hiking distance often falls
between 5km - 10km, while total elevation gain can be between 100m - 300m over a
duration of 3-5 hours.



What's Included


Guiding Servides from our IFMGA/ACMG Certified Guides, and a packed nutritious mountain lunch for the day in the field, and your shuttle or ski lift tickets to access the upper Sunshine Village. Transportation to the Sunshine Gondola base is not included, though available at additional cost.


Trip cancellation insurance is highly recommended.



Guide to Guest Ratios

1:8 - 1 Guide per 8 Guests are the maximum allowable ratios on this trip.