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Banded Peak hiking

Canadian Rockies, Alberta, Canada

By lydia.crawford

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What are the activities at Banded Peak ?

Hiking

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Why choose a trail at Banded Peak?

The Banded Peak is a mountain located in Banff National Park, Alberta. It is part of the Canadian Rockies, and is a popular destination for hikers and climbers. The peak is made up of sedimentary rock, and has several bands of color running through it. The most distinctive feature of the Banded Peak is its summit, which is made up of two peaks.


What are the services on site?

Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00
Schedule

From sunrise to sunset

Coordinates
-114.9183334
50.7183333

What are the coordinates and address of Banded Peak?

Banded Peak
Banded Peak, Alberta T0L 0K0, Canada

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Starting Point

The Banded Peak is located in the Kananaskis Country of Alberta. The easiest way to get there is to take the Trans-Canada Highway (Highway 1) to the exit for Highway 40. Take Highway 40 south to the turnoff for the Banded Peak parking lot.

Why visit Banded Peak

The Banded Peak in Alberta is a great place to visit because of its stunning views and diverse landscape. The mountain is located in the Rocky Mountains and is surrounded by forests, rivers, and lakes. Visitors can enjoy hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing in the area. The peak is also a great place to view the Northern Lights.

Is Banded Peak in Alberta a good place for the whole family?

There is no definitive answer to this question as it depends on what the family is looking for in a vacation spot. Banded Peak is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts who are looking for opportunities to hike, bike, and ski, but it may not be as suitable for families with young children who are looking for more leisurely activities.

Things not to be missed

Near Banded Peak, there are great activities to be enjoyed such as hiking, camping, fishing, and wildlife viewing. However, some not to be missed attractions include the Hoodoos of Drumheller, the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology, and the Calgary Stampede.

1. Hiking - The hiking trails around Banded Peak offer stunning views of the Rocky Mountains.

2. Wildlife Viewing - The area is home to a variety of wildlife, including elk, deer, and bears.

3. Fishing - The area offers excellent fishing opportunities for trout and salmon.

4. Camping - There are several excellent camping spots in the area.

5. Mountain Biking - The trails around Banded Peak are perfect for mountain biking.

Where to eat?

1. The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company in Canmore is a great place to eat near Banded Peak. They have a wide variety of food options, and their beer is delicious.

2. The Keg Steakhouse and Bar in Banff is also a great place to eat near Banded Peak. They have a wide variety of food options, and their steaks are amazing.

3. The Bison Restaurant in Banff is a great place to eat near Banded Peak. They have a wide variety of food options, and their bison dishes are delicious.

4. The Juniper Bistro in Banff is a great place to eat near Banded Peak. They have a wide variety of food options, and their juniper dishes are amazing.

Let’s Answer Your Questions - FAQ

Is the place are families friendly?

No

Is there an information center / service center / reception?

No
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Lydia Crawford, an extraordinary woman with an insatiable zest for life, has become an inspirational figure to many through her adventures and infectious good humor. Born and raised in a small town nestled in the mountains, Lydia developed a love for the outdoors at an early age. Her childhood was filled with hiking, camping, and exploring the wilderness, experiences that shaped her into the avid outdoorswoman she is today.

She life was a celebration of adventure, joy, and the great outdoors. She lived with a fierce determination to enjoy every moment and to share that joy with others. Her legacy is one of laughter, exploration, and an unwavering love for the natural world. Lydia's spirit continues to inspire those who knew her and those who discover her story, reminding us all to embrace life with open arms and a heart full of joy.

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