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Address: 329 Middle Springs Drive, Banff, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B5, Canada
Phone Number: +1 403-762-9239
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Customized, private guiding for small groups, families or single...

Customized, private guiding for small groups, families or single individuals: that's our style! We design hiking or snowshoeing trips around fitness levels, interests and preferences. The finest in exclusive guided experiences, courtesy Nature in Focus.Take the time to meet Nature and its inhabitants, flex a few muscles and escape your daily routine. How about hiking in Banff National Park or snowshoeing in the Canadian Rockies. Come and join us for a memorable walk in the Park!

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Excellent guides who make you feel like hiking with friends. Focus on the Beauty of Nature

Visited August/September 2016, 4 days with Paul and Eva My husband and I visited the Canadian Rockies for the 5th time this summer. We already hiked many outstanding trails on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 21 September 2016
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Visited August/September 2016, 4 days with Paul and Eva My husband and I visited the Canadian Rockies for the 5th time this summer. We already hiked many outstanding trails on our own. But wanting to learn more and go further than the guiding books describe, we already hired some guides on previous trips in previous years. This year we spent... More 

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

Paul and Eva provided us with the perfect Banff hiking experience. They tailored the hikes to our interests and abilities, educating and entertaining us with their extensive knowledge of Banff ecology, history, experiences and local lore. We walked less traveled tails in the morning hours to avoid the crowds and they know the best places to stop to rest or... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

When we booked 5 days of guided hiking with Nature in Focus, we hoped that our family of four (including 2 teens) would spend a great vacation in the Canadian Rockies. We had high expectations and Paul & Eva surpassed them all. We started our days early, saw magnificent scenery (including wildlife++), hiked about 12-14 km/day while taking the time... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Paul and Eva took my wife and I on a all day hike in Sunshine Meadows at the end of June. It was very enjoyable. They designed the hike particularly for us; accommodating our activity level, our interest in views and general information about the area. They were very engaging but not pushy and had a genuine desire for us... More 

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east grinstead
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Now back home, our group of four often think backs to the two delightful hikes we went on with Eva and Paul Sylvestre's Nature in Focus. The two of them work as a great team: both are easy to get along with and very friendly. Paul walks in front, Eva stays in the rear with those whose pace is a... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Paul & Eva are just wonderful. I was researching Guides in the area to take my Mum and I on a hike, and from the get go I knew Nature In Focus were the ones to choose. Paul was quick to email me back answering all my questions and he came across as so friendly, professional and helpful. We spoke... More 

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

We went with two persons hiking to Stanley glacier with Paul. He knew very much about nature, geology, and could tell great stories. He also had a great sense of humor, We loved walking with him en talking about nature in both Canada and Europe, Paul, thank you for a lovely day. All things you told us were useful during... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Paul is gregarious, Eva is sweet, both are extremely knowledgeable and are wonderful to have as guides. They relate well to both adults and kids, they point out interesting things along the way, and we felt absolutely safe with them around! The weather changed drastically during our hike and we completely trusted their judgment on how to handle it. We... More 

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New York City
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

We hiked with Eva Sylvestre to the Sunshine Meadow. Paul had an injury so Eva hiked with us solo. We don't feel like we missed anything having her as our lone guide. The recommendation that we do the Sunshine Meadow was perfect. It was exactly the kind of hike my husband and I were looking for. It had beautiful scenery... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We spent three days of hiking with Eva and Paul at the Banff-Lake Louise area and they created for us an unforgettable experience above all our expectations. The communication with them while planning and booking the trip was open, easy and efficient. We hiked the Sunshine Meadows, Plain of Six Glaciers, Lake O`Hara and some other "secret" places we couldn't... More 

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