Grotto Canyon Icewalk - Calgary

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 4 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8:30 AM Hotel pickups commence prior to this time, you must contact the local service provider to verify your exact pickup time.
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    You must be ready 15 minutes prior to the tour departure time. Our guide will be there within the 15 minute pick up window.
    Guests getting picked up from the Mount Roy.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    • If you cancel at least 3 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    • If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
    • Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

Overview

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!

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Itinerary
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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

Duration: 2 hours

Location: Grotto Canyon, Canmore, Kananaskis Country, Alberta

Inclusions

Professional guide

Ice cleats

Hiking pole

Maple cookie snack, hot chocolate

Small group size (up to 12 guests per guide)

Exclusions

Optional gratuities

Additional Info

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

Traveler Reviews

  • 01-Feb-2010

    Great tour. The ice was gorgeous, the canyon was so beautiful and fun to trek through. Our guide was very good, and had maple cookies and hot chocolate for us at the canyon end. Seeing the thousand year old petroglyphs was really interesting.