Invigorating hike along the beautiful, frozen Grotto Canyon
Scenic views of waterfalls & creeks frozen in time
Detailed narrative of the area’s history & landscape
Viewing of the stunted pine forest & ancient ocean floor
Tour led by knowledgeable & fun guides providing expertise
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Use of ice cleats and hiking poles
Hot chocolate and a maple cookie snack
Roundtrip transport, including hotel pick-up and drop-off service (if requested)
Commentary in English
What you can expect
Hike along a frozen creek inside the Canadian Rockies and discover Grotto Canyon’s one-of-a-kind geological features and ice formations. Led by a knowledgeable guide, the tour covers the area’s rich history, unique geology and ancient native pictographs.
Arrive in a snowy paradise in the Canadian Rockies for a truly impressive Canadian adventure. As your guide discusses what to expect on the tour, strap into your ice cleats and grab a pair of adjustable hiking poles. Set off along a frozen stream bed, stomping your feet along the way to get suitable traction. Relish nature’s spectacular scenery of frozen waterfalls draped down mountainsides and maybe even spot an ice climber.
Inside the canyon, find 600 to 800-year-old hieroglyphs created by the Hopi tribe that once inhabited this land. Learn about the area’s unique history and uncover the stunted pine forest and ancient ocean floors. After the 2.6-mile (4.2-km) hike, warm up with a delicious cup of hot chocolate and a maple cookie snack.