Experience Ice Climbing


The Ice Experience programs are designed for you to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing in the Canadian Rockies. You will go to a local frozen waterfall, learn the basic skills, and quickly be off the ground swinging ice tools and climbing! This program is suitable for complete beginners, but also for more experienced people looking to climb and learn new skills. During the full day or 2 day program, we will have more options for waterfalls to visit. We will also have more time to advance your skills. Basic skills covered include: -Site safety and awareness -Walking in crampons -Belaying top rope climbers -How to move on steep ice - swinging ice tools, and using your crampons During the full day or 2 day program, we may progress to more advanced skills including: -Advanced movement on steep ice -Placing ice screws and building V-threads -Mock leading and Rappelling The Canadian Rockies surrounding Banff are a world class destination for waterfall ice climbing. Join us on this program to get a taste of what the hype is all about!

Tour info

8 hours
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Why take this tour?

The Ice Experience program is designed to allow people of all abilities to experience the exciting sport of waterfall ice climbing. Our guides are incredible instructors, skilled climbers, and fun to be around. They are certified to the highest standards in the industry by the ACMG/IFMGA, so you can rest assured that you are in good hands.

What’s included?

  • All climbing gear - helmet, harness, ice tools, crampons, climbing boots

  • Private transportation

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

  • Instant confirmation

Covid Policy

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff

Covid exposure is minimum due to the outdoor environment, the guides realize that there are times where they need to get closer and face coverings will be used. All guests are required to fill out a covid waiver of exposure.

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Operated by:

Alpine Air Adventures

About operator:

Alpine Air Adventures is an adventure tourism company offering guided high end skiing, rock climbing, ice climbing and alpine climbing trips. We offer the best Mountain adventures to suit any ability and skill level. Our Playground: The Rocky Mountains in Alberta and British Columbia.

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