Explore a winter wonderland on snowshoes. Enjoy an afternoon guided tour and admire the dramatic colours of Marble Canyon located in Kootenay National Park.
On this this tour you will see how the pounding and frozen waters of Tokumn Creek have eroded a 40 meter deep limestone gosrge. Walk through the forest and search for snowshoe hare, lynx and wolf tracks while exploring the surroudings.
During this truly Canadian experience you will be treated with a special maple taffy made in the snow.
Duration: 4 hours.
Minimum age for this tour is 8 years.
Return Distance: 3.5 km.
Elevation Gain: minimal.
Season Dates: November 20th to April 16.
Departure daily at 13.30 from Banff.
Complimentary hotel pick up and drop off provided from Banff.
Your Tour Includes:
Friendly and certified guide, snowshoes, hiking poles, small group size, hot chocolate and maple taffy treat made in the snow by your guide.
Highlights and Sightseeing:
Marble Canyon, a 40m deep gorge, forged by Tokumn Creek.
Kootenay Fire: See the destruction caused by the wildfire that threatened Banff in 2003 and how the landscape and animals are adapting.
The Hudson’s Bay Point Blanket Jacket: See the jacket that was used as a trade item between natives and one of the largest trading companies of its time.
Authentic Trapping Tools: See some of the traps and snares once used by the fur traders and try your hand at snaring a guide!
Remember to bring:
Warm clothes, including hats, gloves and warm boots. Ski wear is strongly recommended for this tour.
Don’t forget your camera!
Details on how to book this tour will be provided in your experience voucher.