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Experience Ice Climbing in Banff, Canada

Alpine Air Adventures

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The Ice Experience program is designed to allow people of all abilities to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing. Our guides are incredible instructors, skilled climbers, and fun to be around. They are certified to the highest standards in the industry by the ACMG/IFMGA, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.

About This Deal



The Ice Experience programs are designed for you to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies. You will go to a local frozen waterfall, learn the basic skills, and quickly be off the ground swinging ice tools and climbing! This program is suitable for complete beginners, but also for more experienced people looking to climb and learn new skills.

During the full day or 2 day program, we will have more options for waterfalls to visit. We will also have more time to advance your skills.

Basic skills covered include:
-Site safety and awareness
-Walking in crampons
-Belaying top rope climbers
-How to move on steep ice - swinging ice tools, and using your crampons

During the full day or 2 day program, we may progress to more advanced skills including:
-Advanced movement on steep ice
-Placing ice screws and building V-threads
-Mock leading and Rappelling

The Canadian Rockies surrounding Banff are a world class destination for waterfall ice climbing. Join us on this program to get a taste of what the hype is all about!

Stop At:

• Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • Near public transportation
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Covid exposure is minimum due to the outdoor environment, the guides realize that there are times where they need to get closer and face coverings will be used. All guests are required to fill out a covid waiver of exposure.
  • All climbing gear - helmet, harness, ice tools, crampons, climbing boots

  • Private transportation

Departure Point
229 Bear St, Banff, AB T1L 1C3, Canada

Departure Time
08:00 AM

8 hours

Return Details
Returns to original departure point

Voucher Info
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