Multisport Outfitters and Expeditions in Jasper National Park
Multisport Outfitters and Expeditions
Boat House. Kayaks, paddleboats, and canoes are available at the Boat House from C$30 an hour to C$120 a day. Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, Hwy. 16, Jasper National Park, AB. 780/852–5708. www.fairmont.com/jasper.
Gravity Gear. Ice climbing, backcountry skiing, and mountaineering trips led by certified guides are offered by Gravity Gear. 618 Patricia St., Jasper National Park, AB. 780/852–3155 or 888/852–3155. www.gravitygearjasper.com.
Jasper Adventure Centre. A variety of tours and adventures inside Jasper and Banff can be organized by Jasper Adventure Centre, including guided hiking adventures, icewalks on the Athabasca Glacier, tours of the Icefield Parkway, and train excursions. 414 Connaught Dr., Jasper National Park, AB, T0E 1E0. 780/852–5595 or 800/565–7547. www.jasperadventurecentre.com.
Jasper Source for Sports. At Jasper Source for Sports you can rent bikes, fishing and camping supplies, and ski and snowboard equipment. 406 Patricia St., Jasper National Park, AB, T0E 1E0. 780/852–3654. www.jaspersports.com.
Pyramid Lake Boat House. Canoes, rowboats, kayaks, paddleboats (all $20 per half hour), and electric boats ($89 per hour) are available at the Pyramid Lake Boat House at Pyramid Lake Resort. The company also sells fishing licenses and has rod and reel rentals. Pyramid Lake Resort, 5.5 km north of Jasper Townsite on Pyramid Lake Rd., Jasper National Park, AB, T0E 1E0. 780/852–4900 or 888/717–1277. www.mpljasper.com.
Tonquin Valley Adventures. Hiking, skiing, and horseback trips into the Tonquin Valley are offered by Tonquin Valley Adventures. In winter there's a private cabin with cooking equipment provided; in the summer there's a cook at the cabin. Bring your fishing gear—there are boats at the cabin and a lake with wild rainbow trout. 780/852–1188. www.tonquinadventures.com.
Tonquin Valley Backcountry Lodge. Here you can sample hiking, skiing, fishing, and horseback trips into the Tonquin Valley. Guests stay at a backcountry lodge with meals included. 780/852–3909. www.tonquinvalley.com.
Alpine Club of Canada. Reservations for backcountry huts can be made through the Alpine Club of Canada. 403/678–3200. www.alpineclubofcanada.ca.
Totem Ski Shop. Summer and winter sports equipment and clothing are available at Totem Ski Shop. 408 Connaught Dr., Jasper National Park, AB, T0E 1E0. 780/852–3078. www.totemskishop.com.
Alternative Adventures. This outfitter operates out of a camping resort 10 km (6.2 miles) west of Hinton on Hwy 16—about a 35-minute drive from Jasper. A variety of adventures including ziplining, hang-gliding instruction, paragliding instruction, power-kiting instruction, and eco-adventures are on offer. On Hwy 16, 10 km (6.2 mi) east of the east Jasper National Park Gate, AB. 780/817–9696. www.alternativeadventures.ca.
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