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Great Divide Day Hikes

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Address: Lake Louise, Banff National Park, Alberta T0L 1E0, Canada
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+1 403-522-2735
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Great Divide Nature Interpretation provides informative guided hiking and...

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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Perfect snowshoe trip

My wife and I went with Joel on a private snowshoe tour this Monday. We are novices on snowshoes and we really wanted to learn from an expert. It was great. Joel is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went with Joel on a private snowshoe tour this Monday. We are novices on snowshoes and we really wanted to learn from an expert. It was great. Joel is knowledgeable about the area, the wildlife and got us comfortable on snowshoes. As I think about, we certainly could have gone off on our own on a... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family of 5 - 2 adults and 3 children 10,12 and 14 years thoroughly enjoyed our snow shoe experience with Joel a week ago. We were a little unsure of the half day experience worrying that it would be too long however the time passed so quickly that before we knew it - sadly it was over. The kids... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If anyone wants to go snow shoeing in the mountains I highly recommend Great divide Nature Interpitation! Joel was amazing and took his time to show us tracks that the animals were making in the snow. Along with even showing us the different types of snow and how it affects the life the creatures tht live under the snow! He... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I went on a snowshoe tour with Joel during the Ice Magic festival and it was absolutely amazing! Joel is a wonderful guide, very knowledgeable and very personable! Great sense of humor and like to have fun with us on the trail. Would recommend the Great Divide tours to anyone! We will definitely be going back out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

I booked a tour with Joel and Nadine as part of a birthday surprise trip, and what a fascinating and memorable surprise it was! We went out into the woods and made our way through the stunning, snow-covered scenery while being wonderfully introduced to snowshoeing, which we consequently want to give another try soon! Joel has been a perfect and... More 

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TheFlagens, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this review

Thanks for your review Alex. We hope you and Lena enjoy your year of adventures in Canada. Looks like you could use snowshoes almost coast to coast right now, since we're having a proper winter. Our best to you both! More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This was my first experience not only in Banff, but snow shoeing and I would do it a hundred thousand times over. The experience went far beyond just walking in the Forest of Banff National park. This was an educational, interactive adventure that is suitable for all ages and fitness types! Joel was our guide and he was a very... More 

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GtDivide, Owner at Great Divide Day Hikes, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Conner. That was definitely a special day. I'm glad that the timing worked out too, as the thermostat has dropped dramatically in the last couple of days. More 

Moline, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

This was our second snowshoe tour with Joel from Great Divide. Once again, we had a wonderful time. My 66 year-old Mom was along this year and Joel did a fantastic job making sure she was keeping up and enjoying herself. Highly recommend!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

We started our 14 days in Banff, Lake Moraine, Lake Louise and Jasper NP, by joining two seperate hikes with Great Divide Day Hikes, lead by Joel and Nadine. What a treat, and what a good decision that was on our part. Besides being great and fun company, both Joel and Nadine are such a fountain of knowledge about the... More 

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Dorking, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Nadine was a very knowledgeable, entertaining and patient guide. We really enjoyed our hike to the beautiful valley of the 10 Peaks and learnt so much about the local area and its flora and fauna. It also helped us on our own solo hikes in the region - we knew so much more about what to look out for and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Did the Sept 28 hike with Joel as our guide. He showed a lot of professionalism and had a wry sense of humor and made a great effort to interact with all the members of the group. It really is an interpretive hike, you stop occasionally to get some interesting facts but its cool as he involves you in the... More 

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