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From Mount Norquay: Banff National Park 4-Hour Climbing Tour

Product ID: 227878
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Enjoy an assisted 4-hour climbing experience along a via ferrata on the cliffs above Mount Norquay in Banff National Park. Climb to the Ridgewalker Summit using a fixed steel cable system while enjoying the scenic views over the national park.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience the thrill of climbing a via ferrata in Banff National Park
  • Ascend the Rockies safely with a certified guide and all safety equipment
  • Marvel at the views over Banff National Park from Mount Norquay
  • Enjoy a fun experience for both beginners and those who already have experience
Full description
Join this fun 4-hour adventure tour, and enjoy bird’s-eye views of Banff National Park. Enjoy an alpine climbing activity, perfect for all abilities. Start at Mount Norquay, located just 10 minutes from the national park. Upon arrival, you'll check in at the office and be fitted with all necessary safety equipment. Take an 8-minute chairlift ride to the start of the via ferrata climbing route.

Get comfortable with the equipment on a practice wall, then continue to the rockface to start your climbing experience. Follow the steel cable system, climb up ladder rungs, and cross a suspension bridge. The route heads up Mount Norquay's cliffs to the Ridgewalker Summit, 2,300 meters (7,545 feet) above sea level. At the top, enjoy incredible views and snap some photos, before descending back to the starting point.
Includes
  • 4-hour tour
  • Equipment
  • Guide
  • Orientation session
  • Chairlift ride
  • Shuttle bus from the meeting point
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • Children under 12 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet at the North American Lodge at the Mount Norquay Ski Resort. The ski resort is located at the end of Mount Norquay Road in Banff, approximately ten minutes from downtown Banff. Transportation details, including driving directions and the free shuttle schedule from downtown Banff will be provided in your booking confirmation.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Warm clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Hiking shoes
  • Sunscreen
  • Water
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Unaccompanied minors
Know before you go
• No previous experience is needed
• Participants must be aged 12 years or older
• Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian
• There is maximum weight limit of 140 kgs (308 lbs), and a minimum weight limit of 40 kgs (88 lbs)
• Equipment for the tour such as backpacks, hiking boots, rain jackets and pants is available to rent for free
• There will be 1 guide to every 8 participants
• The climbing experience covers 1.4 km (0.9 miles) up to 2,300 meters (7,545 feet) above sea level
• Snacks and drinks available at the Cliffhouse Bistro for purchase after your tour