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Valley of the Ten Peaks

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Aug 27, 2018
“Scenic Alberta Rockies”
Jul 25, 2018
“Fantastic day in the mountains.”
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Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a valley in Banff National Park, which is crowned by ten notable Peaks and also includes beautiful Moraine Lake.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Naina-Damani
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Valley of the Ten Peaks could have easily been called Valley of the Ten Mountains as you are literally surrounded by steep cliff faces capped with snow. A wilderness experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed July 25, 2018

Did the Valley of the Ten Peaks hike with Ed as our guide. One of the best days; Ed was was really intresting, effortlessly leading the hike and passing on his knowledge of the geography, flora (we saw lots) and fauna (we saw lots). And...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CT1874
Reviewed October 4, 2017

We were able to visit the Valley of the Ten Peaks on a Brewster Sightseeing tour. The tour was Mountain Lakes & Waterfalls. During peak tourist season it will be challenging to find parking. We were able to get in with the bus and get...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank RoseH591
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Parking near Lake Morraine was a challenge. They have a small parking lot and NO shuttle. By 8 am cars were parked a mile down the road. Many visitors only go to/from the lake making it difficult for day hikers to find parking. Although crowded-...More

Date of experience: September 2017
4  Thank Lisa D
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful hike! I would recommend starting early to avoid the crowds (and the packed parking lot). Make sure you check the bear notices. Some times of year you must have a group of four or more to hike the trail

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank K1442EEnicoled
Reviewed July 28, 2017

I saw more than a dozen lakes and a thousand mountain peaks during a two week visit to Alberta. I can say without a doubt that 10 Peaks Valley was the highlight. When we rounded a corner and i got my first view of the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank Westgalady
Reviewed January 17, 2017

the hike to The Valley of 10 peaks is very tough (difficult level) - but it will take your breath away! ( literally !!!! - LOL ) - lots of water - hiking poles - hiking boots - snacks - some warm clothes believe us,...More

Date of experience: February 2016
3  Thank oceanhic
Reviewed November 16, 2016

We have travelled the Rockies from Colorado to Alaska and the Rocky Mountain views in Alberta are second to none. The Valley of the Ten Peaks is beautiful as are most of the other many spectacular views to be seen in Banff and Jasper National...More

Date of experience: October 2016
5  Thank woodmister
Reviewed September 30, 2016

If you love nature mountains Banff is the place to go. Many spots to go visit, hike and rock climb. have fun

Date of experience: October 2015
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November 30, 2017|
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Response from Lisa D | Reviewed this property |
Hike in is the only way to see the valley. You need a minimum of 3 hrs Which would require a good uphill pace with many switchbacks.
Dustin S
July 5, 2016|
Response from ferntrekker59 | Reviewed this property |
You need to start from Moraine Lake - we stayed overnight at the cottages there otherwise you need to get there really early to get parking and have time to do the hike. There were maps at Banff visitor centre regarding all... More