Young couple walking on a rocky path at the Columbia Icefields on a sunny blue sky day.

Mountains

Those with a Wild Side can’t help being drawn to Canada’s magnificent mountains.

Visit mountain parks

Canadian Rockies

Canada’s primary mountain destination is home to craggy, ice-capped peaks and unparalleled adventures.

Mount Rundle reflected in the icy Vermilion Lakes in Banff National Park.

Located in Banff National Park, Sulphur Mountain offers sweeping views of the Rockies. Escalate it by Gondola or via Sulphur Mountain Trail.

Elevation: 2,451 m (8,041 ft)

Cascade Mountain is in Banff National Park, providing great views of the Banff townsite.

Elevation: 2,998 m (9,836 ft)

Overlooking the Towns of Banff and Canmore, Mount Rundle is among the Canadian Rockies’ most popular climbs.

Elevation: 2,948 m (9,672 ft)

This trio of peaks outside Canmore are on the front range of the Canadian Rockies known as Kananaskis.

Elevation: 3,159 m (10,364 ft)

Short but very steep, Canada’s most hiked mountain is just south of Canmore.

Elevation: 2,407 m (7,897 ft)

One of Jasper National Park’s most famous mountains, Mount Edith Cavell is home to wildflower meadows and Angel Glacier.

Elevation: 3,300 m (11,033 ft)

This Jasper National Park mountain is a local favourite for its scenic summit and proximity to Pyramid Lake.

Elevation: 2,763 m (9,064 ft)

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

This luxury mountain resort is known to the locals as the “Castle in the Rockies.” Visit the landmark for unparalleled extravagance and unforgettable experiences.

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Southern Rockies

Bordering the Montana Rockies are iconic cliffs, breathtaking sights and fewer crowds.

Just north of Waterton, Mount Crandell is a challenging hike with gorgeous lake views.

Elevation: 2,381 m (7,812 ft)

This mountain in Waterton Lakes National Park has a unique feature. Between the mountain’s rocky layers, you can see a black strip of cooled magma, known as a “Purcell Sill.”

Elevation: 2,619 m (8,593 ft)

A 30-minute drive from Pincher Creek, Drywood Mountain features a hike that leads explorers to a hidden lake.

Elevation: 2,514 m (8,248 ft)

Waterton Shoreline Cruise

Take a scenic boat tour on Waterton Lake and learn about the history, wildlife and geography of the national park and the Southern Rockies.

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Northern Rockies

Venture to Canada’s lesser-known mountains and get incredible views and experiences all for yourself.



Two people enjoying the mountain view from the Athabasca Lookout.

Found at the Northern Edge of the Canadian Rockies, Mount Stearn is popular for backpacking, camping and hiking. 

Elevation: 2,000 m (6,562 ft)

A short drive from Hinton, Folding Mountain is less crowded and beloved by hikers and birdwatchers.

Elevation: 2,117 m (6,946 ft)