Backpacking Trips in the Canadian Rockies

Waterton, Castle Parks and Crowsnest Pass, Alberta

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Overnight Backpacking Trips
Our backpacking trips get you outside into areas that are less known, off-the-beaten-path, and away from the crowds.

Women's Backpacking Trips
Take some time for you and your girlfriends! This is a wonderful way to unwind and enjoy the mountain life. Our girl's weekends are led by your own private and accredited guide: one bad-ass female. We will explore, share laughs and stories, and eat some good food.

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Mystery Backpacking Trips
Choose your adventure, a bike and backpacking trip, or a remote backpacking trip. We explore hidden gems in the South Canadian Rockies, high and low, and around every corner and we want to share this with you. This is your chance to get away and truly experience the mountains off-the-beaten-path where the perfect mystery awaits.

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Waterton Multi-Day Backpacking Trips
Some of Waterton's backcountry receives world-class recognition. You need to see for yourself and let us spoil you along the way. This multi-day trek along the Tamarack Trail is one-of-a-kind. 

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Are you looking for a different day?

We offer private bookings and can guarantee the same price if you book 4 or more people. 

Private bookings are available upon request.
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Intro to Backpacking

"My mom, sister and I did the “mystery backpacking trip” with Heather just this past weekend. Heather was INCREDIBLE. Heather’s passion for what she does became clear very quickly - and I think that is what makes her such a great guide. If you’re on the fence about booking an adventure with Uplift, I would absolutely recommend it, and I can’t wait to book my next one."

KELLY JOAN M
TRIP ADVISOR

Join us for even more Summer Activities!

Our professional guides will take you out exploring Waterton Lakes National Park, Castle Parks, and Crowsnest Pass.

Want to try, but don't have the gear?
We rent gear for all our activities, look for the gear rental add-ons in your checkout, or find out more about rental gear here!

Intro to Backpacking

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Waterton Wildflower Walks

Available Wednesdays June - September

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Lille and Miner's Path Interpretive Tours

Discover the history, geology and more of Crowsnest Pass

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Overnight Backpacking Trips

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Multiday adventures, off-the-beaten path

Mystery Towns

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Clue-Solving Adventure

Castle Park Discovery Weekend

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Two days, special pricing