Grotto Canyon Icewalk

Grotto Canyon Icewalk

Walk on a frozen creek through Grotto Canyon, past unusual rock formations, ancient native rock art, and icefalls. Escorted by a specialist guide, this small-group tour offers an unforgettable personalized sightseeing experience!

Itinerary

Here at Grotto Canyon, you'll hike on the frozen creek bed through a narrow canyon, past unusual rock formations and spectacular icefalls. This is a unique experience to walk directly on the ice, and walking on the creek bed floor gives you a unique view of the canyon.

The history of the rock art, which is over a thousand years old, and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as your guide explains the mystery of the area. You might also have the unique opportunity to witness ice climbers scaling the frozen waterfalls.
• Return Distance: 2.6 miles (4.2 kilometers)
• Elevation Gain: 330 feet (100 meters)
• Walking Time: 2 - 2.5 hours

Stop At:

• Grotto Canyon, Canmore, Alberta Canada

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Minimum age is 8 years. All children aged 15 years and under must be accompanied by someone 18 years and older."
"All adults must sign a waiver prior to the tour. A waiver must also be completed by the parent or guardian of any child under the age of 18."
"Guests should dress in ski wear for this trip including hats, mittens, and warm boots. A detailed list of items to wear and bring is provided on your voucher."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"



Start Time: 08:30 AM
Duration: 4 Hours
Start location: Mount Royal Hotel, 138 Banff Ave, Banff, AB T1L 1A7, Canada

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Professional guide
  • Ice cleats
  • Hiking pole
  • Maple cookie snack, hot chocolate
  • Small group size (up to 12 guests per guide)
  • Pick up from the public bus parking located behind the Mount Royal Hotel.

Not Included

  • Optional gratuities

Facilities


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