4 - 5
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A classic Canadian ski traverse located in the heart of the Rockies just outside Lake Louise.
There are four huts along the way to make the journey more enjoyable — the Peyto Hut, the Bow Hut, the Balfour Hut and the Scott Duncan Hut. ACCESS: The trailhead is on the west side of Highway 93 and is located at the parking lot and tourist viewpoint at Peyto Lake.
The turn-off for the parking lot is located five km north of the turn-off for the Num-Ti-Jah Lodge.
Alternatively, there is a plowed parking area on the west side of Highway 93, down the hill and 2.5 km past the bow summit. The route starts from the parking lot at the Bow summit on the west side of Highway 93.
It descends through thick steep trees to Peyto Lake.
Get the full route description at www.backcountryskiingcanada.com