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Banff: Stanley Glacier Valley Tour

Product ID: 290670
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Enjoy amazing vistas while hiking up through an interesting and ominous old burn below a hanging glacier. With your experienced local guide, you will learn all about the local flora and fauna whilst taking in the stunning views.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the towering cliffs
  • Observe a glaciated valley
  • Walk through the Kootenay National Park
Full description
You will meet at Castle Junction for your tour briefing and to complete the signing of your waivers and medical forms before convoying 15 minutes to the trail head. You will then learn about charismatic megafauna behavior, namely bears and cougars, as you hike up through an old burn on a well graded trail through first generation pine forest.

Throughout your experience you will enjoy the display of flora which thrive in this environment, as well as the amazing views of the Kootenay Valley. You will also learn about forest ecology, geography, and geology as you travel.

You will later enjoy your lunch surrounded by amazing views of the glaciated Mount Stanley, including its towering waterfalls and rock faces, before heading back to the carpark.
Includes
  • Snacks
  • Local guide
What’s Not Included
  • Transportation to the trailhead
  • Lunch
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Please meet out front the Castle Mountain Chalets at the picnic tables where we will do an orientation, complete medical forms and waivers before convoying 15 minutes to the trailhead.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Be sure to have enough gas in your car tank before attending this tour
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Freeheelin' Adventures

Product ID: 290670