May 5, 2021 in ,

The best hiking guides in Jasper National Park

Sabrina Doyle
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Written by Sabrina Doyle

Thousands of trails vein through the national park, but if hikers really want to tap into Jasper’s lifeblood then it’s best to have a guide. With the help of a knowledgeable local, both novices and experienced hikers can deepen their experience, get expert tips, and stay safe. It’ll also simply make life easier.

Whether you seek to stroll a short loop or hike for days in rugged terrain, there's a trail in the park for you, and a guide who can lead you down it. Here’s a few of the best hiking/walking/backpacking outfitters in Jasper.

Jasper Hikes & Tours

Jasper Hikes & Tours Inc. is a locally owned small tour company offering interpretive & guided hikes and private tours in Jasper National Park, as well as Maligne Canyon Ice Walks in the winter. Wildlife hikes, half day easy walks, half day moderate hikes and full day easy or moderate hikes. Guides Joy and Sean are certified, friendly, and super knowledgeable about local wildlife, avalanche conditions, flowers and more!

High Sights Guiding

High Sights Guiding offers exceptional hiking programs for small groups on select trips. Guests enjoy full days hiking in the mountains with lighter packs and the comfort of a backcountry lodge with inspiring food and scenery. We are excited to have the incredible opportunity to visit the Fryatt Valley, the Skyline Trail, and the Tonquin Valley annually. Custom trips are also available.

Canadian Skyline Adventures

This outfitter focuses on offering exceptional hiking experiences that take clients off the beaten path and into the backcountry. The guides Sarah and Christian are locals and will teach guests about the natural and human history of the area while helping guests learn the art of travelling in the wild. They keep our groups sizes small allowing for an intimate experience where guests will create lasting memories.

Walks and Talks Jasper

Join Paula Beauchamp, lifetime local and owner of Walks and Talks Jasper on an informative guided adventure. She caters to small groups and is a Professional Level Guide accredited by the Interpretive Guide Association "IGA" and also has formal training as a Registered Nurse, is current in First Aide and group management and has attended Interpretation workshops.