Via Ferrata at Mt Norquay

Connect, explore and play in Banff’s MountainLIFE programs. MountainLIFE is designed for adults aged 31 and up that want to connect with their peers, get outdoors and enjoy mountain life to the fullest. 

Note: Banff residents may only register for one course of each type per year (i.e. one ice climbing and one Avalanche Safety Training). 

To register for a program or class:

Upcoming Programs

Introduction to Ice Climbing
In this one-day course you will learn the basics of ice climbing with the help of an ACMG certified guide in a small group setting. In the hands-on course you will learn how to use various ice climbing gear such as a harness, ice axes and crampons, ropes and belay systems. With the help of your guide you will try various beginner level top rope ice climbs at the day’s destination. You will experience an amazing day full of learning, fun and adventure! Technical equipment provided. This program is being generously supported by the Wim and Nancy Pauw Foundation.
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March 20:
April 3: