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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

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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Snowshoeing Adventure

My college aged son and I decided to take a day off from skiing to explore the Canadian Rockies. Great Divide was recommended by a family friend, so we decided to give it a go... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

My college aged son and I decided to take a day off from skiing to explore the Canadian Rockies. Great Divide was recommended by a family friend, so we decided to give it a go. We set up a private tour in the course of 24 hours and were ready to go. We meet in Lake Louise, Joel jumped in... More 

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

Joel guided us (family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers) on a wonderful half day snowshoe tour in the Emerald Lake area. It was active, fun and we learned lots of new things. Joel listened really well to what we were looking for and adjusted the tour accordingly. Thanks for a great day out enjoying the snow and what lies/lives... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We joined a guided tour with Joel as part of the Lake Louise Ice Festival. First time snowshoeing for both but it was very easy as Joel explained everything before we headed out. He's very knowledgable about the area and had lots of information for us along the way. We stopped for delicious homemade snacks and hot drinks at a... More 

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Milan, Italy
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

If you are at lake Louise and you are looking for a wonderful experience you can organize an immersion in the wild nature. First of all, you should know that the company name is Great Divide Nature Interpretation whith whom we enjoyed a beautiful snowshoeing activity with Nadine, she explained us everything that happens in the woods, we learned how... More 

Thank Chiara G
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

I am so happy to make the decision to join Joel's Snowshoeing Tour during the Family Long Weekend in 2017. Joel organized the tours well and shared many interesting stories about the forest, animals and his experience in the Rocky Mountain. Plus, the bar and hot chocolate he provided were delicious. I do recommend this tour for everybody and you... More 

Thank alexro1981
Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

My husband and I had the good fortune of heading out with Nadine on two occasions this past week in Lake Louise.We had a wonderful time and definitely gained a greater appreciation for the beautiful and awe-inspiring Rockies and the wild life which make it their home.Nadine's guiding skills were simply terrific and we loved her unique ability to illustrate... More 

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Reviewed 15 February 2017

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 

Thank Richierichierich
Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

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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Reviewed 24 January 2017 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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Reviewed 24 January 2017

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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