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Great Divide Day Hikes

Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
+1 403-522-2735
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Beautiful Winter Snowshoeing Hike with Joel

It was a wonderful experience going on this snowshoeing hike with Joel. We were a private group and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Daniel G
Lake Moraine

Full day hike led by Joel. What a great pick. Joel was accommodating, passionate, knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
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Great Divide Nature Interpretation provides informative guided hiking and snowshoeing in the Lake Louise and Banff areas. Nadine Fletcher and Joel Hagen have over 20 years experience and are certified “Master” interpreters. In summer, full day and half day walks/hikes. In winter, half day snowshoeing trips.
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“guided hike” (35 reviews)
“flora and fauna” (26 reviews)
“ten peaks” (37 reviews)
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Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a wonderful experience going on this snowshoeing hike with Joel. We were a private group and had such great fun making snow angels lined up on a slope, walking through the beautiful snow covered forest, crossing a railway track and taking our time...More

Thank Daniel G
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Full day hike led by Joel. What a great pick. Joel was accommodating, passionate, knowledgeable and fun. The pace of the hike was perfect, the information that Joel shared about everything from geology to history to plant life was super informative and applicable. If we...More

Thank donelsey
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Wanted to hike the back country more and Nadine was so informative and knowledgeable of the area having lived there a long time. The trip was intermediate and she kept a great pace for all. Would highly recommend part of your trip to be with...More

Thank Lolta
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Gorgeous scenery. Nadine made it interesting and fun and catered the pace etc to the group. We stopped along the way for breaks and to hear funny and interesting stories about the surroundings. She checked in with us the night before to answer any questions...More

Thank Megan F
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Joel did a great job. We enjoyed the hike immensely. Pace was easy and relaxed. I got to be a fun guy too.

Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We did 2 hikes with Great Divide: Valley of the 10 peaks on Aug. 28th and Sentinel Pass on Aug 30th. Our Fantastic guide was Nadine. We learned so much spending those 2 days with her! Subject varied from Birds to Flowers, Glacier, trees, mammals,...More

Thank belmat87
GtDivide, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2017

Thanks so much for your glowing review, M, and for being our official photographer for those two days on the trail. We hope you'll get back to the Rockies one day.

Reviewed 30 August 2017

Nadine was an incredible guide and very awe-inspiring with her knowledge of nature and the forest. Our hike was about four hours and included many opportunities to understand the environment and the nature that surrounded us. We expected a guided hike and we got so...More

Thank pemooradian
GtDivide, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2017

Thank you so much for this review! It was a pleasure to see both of you "groove" to the forest and to the beauties of nature. Thank you for hiking with me. N

Reviewed 28 August 2017

What a day we had with Joel! He couldn't control our weather, but he did control a great day of learning about the flora, fauna, geology and "glacierology" of the area. He is also very versatile in pacing his speed of walking with the group....More

Thank lieibr
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Did Valley of the Ten Peaks with Joel the other day - amazing experience! His knowledge was endless and he had a tiny museum contained within his backpack to provide supporting examples. Did a great job of picking a pace that worked for everyone and...More

Thank Rachel L
GtDivide, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 26 August 2017

Thanks for the review Rachel, and I am glad to hear that the "Great Hiking Boot Adventure" with you mom had a happy outcome as well. Cheers!

Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

What an amazing day! I came to Banff park with my 16 and 19 year old sons to do some hiking. We wanted a moderately challenging hike with a guide since we are unfamiliar with this part of this continent but didn't want an easy...More

Thank Elinor K
GtDivide, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2017

Thanks for the review Elinor. Glad it was a good experience for the three of you.

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Gail M
4 April 2017|
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Response from TheFlagens | Property representative |
Hi Gail, You can find our rates on our website. Google great divide nature interpretation. You'll see both group and private hikes, and we hope that you'll be able to join us for a hike. Or, if you are on the website... More
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godisgoodMichigan
19 August 2015|
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Response from GtDivide | Property representative |
Hi, We don't have black flies in the portion of the Canadian Rockies covered by Banff and Jasper National Parks. We do get mosquitoes, but in most areas they are not a big problem, and the season is quite short.
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golfbubs
23 March 2015|
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Response from GtDivide | Property representative |
Absolutely! July and August are the height of summer here and we are busy. To see what we have going, head to our website and click on any "availability calendar" link. If you'd like to book or get on a waiting list (for... More
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