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!
The history of the rock art, which is over a thousand years old, and the geology of the mountains are at your fingertips as the guides explain 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 km)
- Elevation Gain: 330 feet (100 meters)
This tour is seasonal and only operates from December through to April
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Hotel pickup is available from Banff hotels.
Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
Returns to the original departure point approximately 3.5 hours after departure
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Grotto Canyon Icewalk
- Professional guide
- Ice cleats
- Hiking pole
- Hot chocolate and a light snack
- Hotel pickup and drop off
- Optional gratuities
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Minimum age is 8 years
- Guests should dress in ski wear for this trip including hats, mittens, and warm boots
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
Reviewed by: Kelly G, USA, July 2010