Water activity

From Canmore: Canadian Rockies Canyon Exploration

Activity provider: Freeheelin' Adventures
Water activity

From Canmore: Canadian Rockies Canyon Exploration

Activity provider: Freeheelin' Adventures
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From US$ 108.67 US$ 97.80 per person

Experience the beauty of the Canadian Rockies while exploring up a canyon below the towering Grotto Mountain.

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Duration 3.5 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Enjoy a guided hike through a water sculpted canyon
  • Discover a variety of interesting rock or ice formations
  • See ancient pictographs on the trail
  • Visit one of the largest Hoodoo's in the Canadian Rockies
Full description
Upon arrival at the meeting point, complete orientation, waivers, and medical forms before a short drive to the trailhead. Hike a short distance through spruce and pine forest before entering the canyon. Explore this water sculpted canyon in summer, or ice filled canyon in winter with ice walking crampons underfoot. After weaving up through the canyon, viewing pictographs, waterfalls, and a variety of interesting rock formations, enjoy a break below a cave. Take in the spectacular natural history, scenery, flora and fauna of the Canadian Rockies with your local guide on this three to four hour hike.
  • Local guide
  • Ice walking crampons
  • Lunch
  • Parking Fees
  • Transportation
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • Wheelchair users

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Meeting point

This hike meets inside the Canmore Travel Alberta Visitor Information Centre, after completing an orientation and paperwork you will drive your own vehicle about 15 minutes to the trailhead where the hike will begin. Duration is about 3-4 hours from the meeting time. Please come prepared with a day pack, lunch, water, winter boots, and clothing. It can be well below zero in the winter.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Warm clothing
  • Hat
  • Water
  • Packed lunch
  • Weather-appropriate clothing

Know before you go

  • Come prepared for winter weather with warm winter walking boots, layers, mittens, and a toque for the day
  • Please provide the shoe size for all participants when booking, so the appropriate ice walking crampons can be provided by the local partner.

Product ID: 292500