Fairview Mountain

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Fairview Mountain
  • Location: Banff National Park (Lake Louise)
  • Activity: Snowshoeing
  • Height: 2,744 m (9,003 ft)
  • Elevation Gain: 970 m (3,183 ft)
  • Distance: 9.6 km / Round Trip (6.0 mi)
  • Avg Steepness: 11.4°
  • Estimated Time: 3.5-6 hrs
  • Technicality: Intermediate
  • Fitness Level: Moderate
Pink line is the actual track I took which was recorded by my GPS.

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At Lake Louise, there was ton of snow, however thanks to its popularity, a lot of skiers and snowshoers already made snow trail up to where I needed to go off trail.

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This is Fairview Mountain.

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These mountains look as one, but three names are given to each peaks, Sheol Mountain, Haddo Peak, and Mount Aberdeen. The picture mostly shows the first two.

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It was cold day like -15 C (5 F), however the help of strong wind made it feel a lot colder.

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Very nice view of Lake Louise area. The little mountain near is Saddle Mountain. If the weather was nicer I would have done both mountains at once.

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Hike itself was easy, no technical difficulties what so ever.

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Well with the limited visibility, I couldn't see Victoria Glacier from here.

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Another picture for Fairview Mountain.


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