Johnston & Grotto Canyons - Friday – Easy

From CAD CA$95.00
  • Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)
  • Product code: P1YRZK
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Every day from June 24th to September 1st we offer a group hike led by a professional guide. We’ll provide transportation, a professional driver and interpretive guide with commentary and local stories as they whisk you away to your hiking adventure. We’ll bring everything you need including a packed lunch from Bare Bistro.

The ability level and terrain differ each day so there is something for everyone:

Friday – Johnston & Grotto Canyons – Easy

Trek through the bottom of canyon floors carved out by thousands of years of rushing water and overlook the glacial water from hanging catwalks.  Johnston Canyon is known for incredible waterfalls and Grotto Canyon will take you on an ancient trail alongside native rock art.

Grotto Canyon Hiking time: Approximately 2 hours.  Distance: 4.6km return.  Elevation Gain: 50m

Johnston Canyon Hiking time: Approximately 2.5 hours.  Distance: 5.8km return.  Elevation Gain: 200m

Cost

Adult: $95 plus 5% GST

Child (8-12) $75 plus 5% GST

Includes

Professional hiking guide, transportation from Banff, packed lunch & beverage, hiking poles, use of binocculars.  

Trip Duration

Each hike varies in length and time according to the fitness level of the group. Please allow 6-8 hours for the duration of your hike from pickup to drop off.

2018 Trip Departures

Daily with hotel pickups in Banff beginning at 8:00 am from June 24th – Oct 9th, 2017
**If you are not at your pickup location on time, the guide will leave without you and you will not be refunded. **

Difficulty Level

Variable each day from moderate to difficult.

Not suitable for children under 8 years old; children 8-12 years of age are permitted on easy hikes only.

What to Bring:

Dress appropriate for the day's weather. Temperatures in alpine can be colder than the town of Banff; dress in layers and bring a waterproof jacket, sunscreen, and your camera.