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Ice Climbing Winter Outdoor Activities

There are two types of travellers in the world: those who prefer ice in their campfire beverages and those who see ice and think, "I need to climb that." Alberta specializes in both, but the latter will probably get you more likes. Probably. ● Good to know: Ice climbing is the sport of using specialized tools to scale frozen vertical surfaces. Beginner pitches are kind of like climbing a chilly ladder. ● Try it: Sign up for a weekend ice-climbing course. The pros will take you from tying knots to getting vertical with an ice axe in less than two days. ● Level up: Book a multi-day ice-climbing trip to scale some of the best crags, glaciers, icefalls and icewalls on the planet. Enough said. 
Ice climbing at Johnston Canyon Banff National Park

Johnston Canyon | Anthony Redpath

Ice climbing at Johnston Canyon Banff National Park

Johnston Canyon | Anthony Redpath


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Ridgeline Guiding Services

Canmore, Alberta
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Join Ridgeline Guiding Services and experience the Rocky Mountains to the fullest. Breath the crisp Rocky Mountain air; see the rare mountain landscapes from perspectives that only birds get to see; and feel the satisfaction of climbing a real mountain. Our team of high qualified and professionally certified ACMG guides will be your local experts, who will help you make your next vacation to Canada- truly unforgettable. Based in the heart of the Canadian Rockies (Canmore, AB), Ridgeline's team of expert guides strive to ensure your next guided trip with us is the highlight of your trip. Our niche is rock, ice, and alpine climbing (including mountaineering). We offer private guided trips and training courses in the areas of: Rock, Ice, & Alpine Climbing, Mountaineering, Hiking, Scrambling, Via Ferrata Tours, Rescue, Navigation, & more. Contact us today and lets start making memories that last a lifetime!!

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The Great Canadian Adventure Company

Ryley, Alberta

The Great Canadian Adventure Company provides the ability to completely plan an unforgettable wilderness adventure vacation to your specifications anywhere in Alberta. From hiking rafting and horseback pack trips in the summer to dogsledding snowmobiling and downhill skiing in the winter we can make your adventure dream a reality.

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Rockaboo Mountain Adventures

Jasper, Alberta

We are a small guiding company based in Jasper, Alberta. We specialize in high quality mountain skills training and guided climbing, from the Icefields Parkway in Jasper National Park to the rugged frontier of beautiful McBride, British Columbia. This diverse area is home to world-class ice climbing, stellar rock climbing, and inspiring alpine climbing on the biggest peaks in the Rockies, as well as fantastic ski touring opportunities. If you are looking to plan a unique trip to the Canadian Rockies, you are in the right place.

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