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Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff provided by White Mountain Adventures

Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff

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C$86.10
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Overview
Hike through a frozen landscape of ice pillars and frozen waterfalls on a half-day tour of Johnston Canyon. Using provided ice cleats for safety, you have the security of exploring with an experienced guide. Pause to learn about Johnston Canyon’s geology, fossils, and landscape along the way, then warm up with hot cocoa and cookies after the ice hike.
Highlights
  • Johnston Canyon hike includes full guiding service
  • Specialized ice cleats are provided for traction
  • Included post-hike snack is a cozy way to recover
  • Convenient pickup and drop-off at a long list of hotels
Important Information
Departure Point
Johnston Canyon, Improvement District No. 9, AB T0L, Canada
Duration
5h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snacks
  • Equipment (Ice Cleats)
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Minimum age is 8 years
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Sridhar R wrote a review Feb. 2020
3 contributions1 helpful vote
One of the simple but really pretty hike in Banff. The frozen waterfalls are marvelous to look at. Must visit location especially if you are in town!!!
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from dbreymann, Director of Sales at Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
Responded Feb. 27, 2020
Thank you for your review! Please reach out to us again when you are next in Banff and we will show you some other must-visit locations
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Tina wrote a review Feb. 2020
5 contributions2 helpful votes
Chris was our guide and he was really down to earth, friendly and overall a wonderful tour guide! The tour is basically hiking through Johnston Canyon and the views around you are just amazing. And to top it off, we had a tiny break where we got to enjoy the view with some hot
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from whitemountaina, Director of Sales at Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
Responded Feb. 25, 2020
Thank you for submitting your review. Simple pleasures made better in good company and beautiful surroundings. We are so glad you enjoyed your day with Chris! With you in adventure, White Mountain Adventures Dennis Breymann Sales Manager
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esiptat wrote a review Feb. 2020
2 contributions
This was one of the highlights of our Banff trip! Our guide was super informative and friendly, and the canyon is gorgeous. While we initially debated hiking ourselves, it was 1000% worth taking a tour, not only for the ice crampons but for the guide's knowledge of the area and
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from dbreymann, Director of Sales at Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
Responded Feb. 24, 2020
Thank you for your review. It is true that there is no requirement to hire a guide for the Johnston Canyon experience, but we feel our guides do offer a much more memorable and enjoyable experience. Please do reach out to us when you are back this way. I would be glad to extend our discount for return clients.
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Liz wrote a review Feb. 2020
9 contributions1 helpful vote
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First time going to Banff and wanted to do snow activities. Johnston Canyon Icewalk caught my attention. Arrived precisely 15 minutes before our scheduled event and Jeff came to pick up us up along with a few others and it’s usually a group of 12 max. Jeff was VERY
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Response from dbreymann, Director of Sales at Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
Responded Feb. 18, 2020
Thank you for your review! I will make sure Jeff hears of your thanks, and how his efforts helped to make your Johnston Canyon experience so much more memorable and enjoyable. We hope you can join us for a future adventure in Banff White Mountain Adventures Dennis Breymann
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Sunny P wrote a review Feb. 2020
Leicester, United Kingdom12 contributions11 helpful votes
Alex was our guide and was excellent! The sights along the way of the frozen ice, the tall trees and the beautiful backdrop was memorable. Our guide told us many facts and stories about the Canyon and the surrounding nature which made it really fun and interesting along the way.
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from dbreymann, Director of Sales at Johnston Canyon Icewalk from Banff
Responded Feb. 17, 2020
Hi Sunny, Thank you so much for your review, and for spending the day with us on the Johnston Canyon Icewalk. Alex has a new story to tell every program, great company while enjoying the breathtaking sights that surround you on this program. We hope you can join us on a future adventure in Banff. White Mountain Adventures Dennis Breymann Sales Manager
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brendam495
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Excellent Family Adventure
We were a family of 5 with three children between 8 and 15. We were delighted with our tour and our guide Sam. Sa
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pmartin45
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What a day - great experience, fantastic guide.
What a day! This was so much fun and I can't stop telling people about it. We had Sam as our guide and he was incre
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libbyp566
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Soft powdery deep snow to play in
Stunning 360 degree views! Great guide and I feel like I know a bit more about the area and look forward to years o
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TonyT107
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A Hike to Remember!
We booked this activity online but first had questions and received a response right away, which was amazing consid
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CUTrekker
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Awesome Guide and Tour of Johnston Canyon
Our guide Adrienne was fantastic and very knowledge as she explained about the geology and history of the canyon as
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mil0slavam
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One of the highlights of my trip out West
Alex is an excellent guide. I really enjoyed his sense of humor and loved that he shared his extensive knowledge of
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inthepubliceye1
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An outstanding "Lord of the Rings" experience on the Ridgeline at Fortress
Taking the Ridgeline Hike up on Fortress Mountain, with a side-by-side ATV and our highly informative, educational
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Larch Tour
My husband and I decided to try something different and signed up for White Mountain Adventures Larch ATV tour. It
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Latch Walk didn’t disappoint! Go before the needles are gone!
My wife and I have just returned from an unforgettable day experiencing White Mountain Tour’s Larch Walk! This sp
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Travel49136309572
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Stanley Glacier with Jeff
Awesome day hike with our guide Jeff Samson. Very professional, felt in good hands and communication was very frie
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valeriewX7066QT
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An Afternoon well spent
Friendly, experienced and informative guides. (Alex and Sam). Safety and Co-vid prepared. Always willing to answer
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karennY5142PS
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Hiking in the tops of the mountains
We took the Fortress Mountain Ridge Hike (a new adventure offered by White Mountain) and it was outstanding. Not m
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tomkH6041LO
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Heli-Hiking Alpine Excursion
We did a heli-hike to Mount Charles Stewart Peak out of Canmore. Our guide Alex was amazing - so much so that we r
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0nTheG0G0
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Ice Canyon + Hot Chocolate = Winter Heaven
I enjoyed the lower falls of Johnston Canyon on a work retreat, and this walk was fantastic! Anyone who stayed behi
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338janelleb
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Snowshoe adventure
Mark our guide was absolutely amazing. My husband and I had the best experience snowshoeing in Banff. It was a defi
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Key Details
  • Johnston Canyon
  • Duration: 5h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Pickup offered
  • Languages Offered: English
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