Hike on the Bed of a Frozen River in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies – Departing from Banff

Highlights

  • Hiking on a frozen river bed

  • Marvelling at the unusual rock formations

  • The Native American art on the walls of the canyon

  • The commentary and anecdotes from a specialized guide

Essential info*

Duration 4hrs

Languages
  • English

Starting time 8:30 AM

* All details will be sent to you upon reservation

Description

Go on an adventure to the heart of Banff National Park and explore Grotto Canyon in the company of your guide!

Follow a frozen river bed and explore Grotto Canyon. Stop and admire the unusual rock formations and the frozen waterfalls. Your guide will show you the ancient native pictographs drawn on the wall of the canyon.

Your guide will tell you all about the geology of the region and its history.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day from mid-December to early April (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Times: 8:30am
  • Duration: 4 hrs. approx.
  • Languages: English
  • Departure point: your hotel in Banff
     
  • Please be ready at your hotel at 8:15am
  • You will walk 4.2km/2.6 miles with an ascent of 100m/328 feet
  • This hike is suitable for inexperienced hikers
  • Children under the age of 8 years may not participate in this activity
  • The hike takes place in small groups of up to 12 people
  • Don’t forget to wrap up warm. Ski clothes are recommended
  • The local service provider reserves the right to cancel this activity in the event of adverse weather conditions. In this case, an alternative date or a refund will be offered
Cancellation Terms & Conditions

No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 3 days prior to the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price. Any reservation made for special dates cannot be canceled, modified or refunded.

Cancellation policy terms and conditions

Price includes

  • Hike in the heart of Banff National Park
  • Use of safety equipment (crampons, walking poles)
  • The services of a professional guide (commentary in English)
  • A snack
  • Being picked up from your hotel in Banff

Not included

  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

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