Banff Climbing Via Ferrata

Step out of your comfort zone and take your Banff trip to a new hights. Choose from one of two protected climbing routes: 2,5 hours Explorer Route or 4 hours Ridgewalker Via Ferrata at Norquay Mountain. You will see the outstanding scenery of Rocky Mountains and explore beatiful surroundings of Banff National Park.

For those who want to get an introduction to climbing you would like to start with Via Ferrata Explorer Route. On this climbing tour you will spend some time with your guide who will do the introduction to the equipment and teach you the safety techniques. Then you will be ready to try some of the site’s lower climbing pitches and cross the course’s suspension bridge.

To get a greater feel of heights and exposure, try the full Via Ferrata experience and become a Ridgewalker. This route is a half day excursion crosses the suspension bridge and heads up the Banff Mt Norquaz cliffs.

Via Ferrata Climbing tours are perfect for all experience levels and great trip for families. Please note that while no prior climbing experience is necessary, guests should be fit enough to climb a ladder.



Duration: Explorer Route – 2,5 hours and Ridgewalker Route – 4 hours.
Minimum age: 12 years and 80 pounds.
Season: June-October.
Depart daily:
Explorer Route – 9:00am, 15:00 and 15:30;
Ridgewalker Route – 8:30, 10:00, 13:00 and 14:40.
Please arrive 30 minutes before the departure.

Your tour includes:
Professional certified guide,
Orientation session,
All necessary climbing equipment,
Banff Mt Norquay Sightseeng Chairlift.

15 min open air chairlift ride
Viewing walkway and sightseeing platform
Cliffhouse Bistro. Snacks and meals. Craft brews and wines served
Climb on fixed anchors, cables and ladders.

Remember to bring:
All weather outer-wear suitable for outdoor activity,
Water and snack in backpack,
Sunscreen and camera.

Information on how to book this experience will be provided in your experience voucher.

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