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Rocky Mountain Backcountry Adventure

Alberta Luxury Backcountry Tour

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    Small Group

    The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.

    Private

    Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.

    Custom

    Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

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    Self-Guided

    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

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    Signature

    We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.

    Bistro

    These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

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    Occasional

    “I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”

    Recreational

    “I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”

    Enthusiast

    “I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”

    Avid

    “I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”

    Expert

    “I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

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Alpine Adventure in the Canadian Rockies

The Rockies are a stunning example of nature at her best. These transcendent mountains formed more than 80 million years ago from continental plates shifting beneath North America. Continuing tectonic activity, along with the erosion created by glaciers, resulted in the dramatic combination of jagged peaks and valleys we see today. Starting in Canmore, you’ll navigate the rivers, lakes and low ridges that surround this mountain town as you work your way deeper into the belt. A helicopter then whisks you away to your secluded backcountry lodge for epic hikes amid the peaceful, untouched corners of Mother Nature.

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7 Days / 6 Nights
Canmore to Calgary
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Rocky Mountain Backcountry Adventure

Ready-to-Book private tours are designed to be enjoyed off-the-rack, but there is room for minor adjustments to fit the trip to your needs. If the gap is too great, then we’d be happy to tailor-make you a Bespoke trip from scratch. Simply tell us a few details about your group and select your preferred date. One of our Trip Designers will spring into action, confirming the details or exploring alternatives, over the next 48 hours.

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Recreational

This trip is appropriate for travellers who enjoy going for a good walk and can handle an incline or two and mountainous terrain. Several of these walks take place on ancient mountain trails and cannot be supported by a vehicle. Hikes can be made harder or easier depending on your comfort level and needs.

The Traveller

“I enjoy going for a good walk or ride and can even handle an incline or two.”

The Terrain

Relatively flat but will include inclines and the occasional climb or two.

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What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • All hotel accommodation
  • Meals as indicated with wine as chosen by your guide
  • Services of Canadian national guide(s) and support vehicles
  • Use of lightweight, telescoping walking sticks
  • Bikes and bike accessories
  • Detailed maps, route suggestions and water bottle
  • All special events and private tours
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
  • All baggage transportation

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