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Ice Walking Winter Outdoor Activities

Who needs long walks on the beach when there's frozen canyons begging to be trekked? Check out that winter sunshine sparkling on a frozen creek. • Good to know: Guided ice walking tours come with steel ice cleats. That means slipping hazards are minimal. Cool geological and historical facts come standard, too. • Day or night: What's cooler than a daytime guided ice walk through canyons? The same tour under the stars. And you get to keep your headlamp after. • Solo: Bring your own ice cleats to walk the frozen path of Grotto Canyon near Canmore. 

Maligne Canyon | Mike Seehagel

Maligne Canyon | Mike Seehagel

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Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk

See glittering frozen falls lit only by your headlamp in quiet darkness on the Johnston Canyon Evening Icewalk with Discover Banff Tours, including a professional guide, transport, ice cleats, hot chocolate and cookies. Save 10% by using coupon code ONLINE2SAVE and booking online seven days or more in advance.

Expires: 2019-04-15
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5 Day Winter Adventure in Banff

Make your way to Banff, the jewel of the Rockies. Take a sleigh ride, head to the hills and experience the "champagne powder" Banff is known for, and adventure through steel walkways built into the walls of Johnston Canyon. Includes 4 nights accommodation and transfers.

Expires: 2018-12-31
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Johnston Canyon Icewalk ®

Trek through Johnston Canyon to a world of frozen waterfalls and pillars of blue ice. Learn about the formation of the canyon, pick out fossil corals in the rocks, and photograph the incredible pillars of ice as you walk through the canyon bottom and over suspended catwalks. Tours commence December.

Expires: 2019-03-31
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Big Wolf Tours

Calgary, Alberta

Big Wolf Tour Co offers the very best of Rocky Mountain and Badlands travel at a price not matched by anyone. It maintains a perfect 5-star tour rating on Facebook, one that was easily earned given how much passion is involved. Sharing some of Canada's most beautiful locations with people from all over the world feels more like an honour than a job. Company owner, Lee Henderson, has taken more than 20,000 people on Canadian and US adventures, being nominated for and winning several tourism awards along the way. As well, Lee's best friend Reno (an Aussie Shepard mix) holds the title of company CFO and joins many of Big Wolf adventures. All tours are small group (up to ten people only) meaning that you will never be just a name on a passenger list. As well, all tours include a professionally edited GoPro video, one you'll be able to share easily with friends and loved ones wherever they are in the world. Get in touch today for an experience you won't soon forget.

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Glacier Icewalks

Jasper Park, Alberta

Providing guided interpretive glacier walks on the Athabasca Glacier for over 30 years.

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Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

Lake Louise, Alberta
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The Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure™ reveals the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.

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