Via Ferrata - Mountaineer Route

Activity Details

Adult Price: $299

Departure Information: Tours begin July - Departs Friday to Sunday: 8:30am & 11:30am* (11:30am only when 8:30 is full).

Duration: 6 hours

Where to meet: North American lodge or Leave your car at the hotel or campground and allow us to bring you up the Norquay access road. Buses run from Banff with pickups at major hotels

Your Tour Includes: Alpinist Lunch & Apres Meal Included, Orientation & Guide, Equipment Included, Chairlift Included

New this year to Mt Norquay is the “Mountaineer” route, which extends the Ridgewalker experience traversing the alpine ridge leading to the East Summit (2450m) of Mt. Norquay. Installed in May 2015 (tours begin in July), this via ferrata route includes a 3-wire suspension bridge over an impressive chasm, and beautiful 360 degree views.

Highlights:

  • 15min open air chairlift ride
  • Viewing walkway and sightseeing platform
  • Cliff House Bistro. Snacks and meals. Craft brews and wines served.
  • Climb on fixed anchors, cables and ladders

 Remember to bring:

  • Warm clothes - dress for the weather
  • Remember your camera!
  • For proper footwear requirements please visit summer.banffnorquay.com/guides-faq/

 Restrictions:

  • Minimum age restriction is 12 years and minimum weight is 80lbs (35kg)
  • Maximum weight is 250lbs (110kg)

 

Bus Timetable from Banff to Norquay (subject to change):

2016 NORQUAY SUMMER BUS - FREE SERVICE - June 10th to October 10th
 
Juniper Hotel (to Banff)   9:25 10:50 12:50 14:50 16:50 18:10 19:30
Banff Springs Hotel 7:40 9:35 11:20 13:20 15:15      
Inns of Banff (Opposite) 7:49 9:44 11:30 13:30 15:30  
Caribou Lodge 7:50 9:46 11:32 13:32 15:32
Delta Royal Canadian 7:51 9:48 11:34 13:34 15:34
High Country Inn 7:52 9:50 11:36 13:36 15:36
Ptarmigan Inn 7:53 9:52 11:38 13:38 15:38
Banff Ave (Banff Mall South Bound) 7:55 9:55 11:40 13:40 15:40 *17:20 *18:20 *19:40
Banff Park Lodge (Opposite) 7:58 9:58 11:43 13:43 15:43      
Train Station Info Centre 8:00 10:00 11:45 13:45 15:45      
ARRIVES AT NORQUAY 8:15 10:15 12:00 14:00 16:00  
RETURN TO BANFF   10:40 12:40 14:40 16:40 18:00 19:20  
*Pickup times drop off at Juniper Hotel only.

 


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