Banff: Stanley Glacier Valley Tour

Banff: Stanley Glacier Valley Tour

Activity provider: Freeheelin' Adventures

From US$ 89.55 per person

Enjoy amazing vistas while hiking up through an interesting and ominous old burn below a hanging glacier. With your experienced local guide, you will learn all about the local flora and fauna whilst taking in the stunning views.

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Duration 4 hours
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Live tour guide
Small group
Limited to 8 participants


  • Admire the towering cliffs
  • Observe a glaciated valley
  • Walk through the Kootenay National Park
Full description
You will meet at Castle Junction for your tour briefing and to complete the signing of your waivers and medical forms before convoying 15 minutes to the trail head. You will then learn about charismatic megafauna behavior, namely bears and cougars, as you hike up through an old burn on a well graded trail through first generation pine forest. Throughout your experience you will enjoy the display of flora which thrive in this environment, as well as the amazing views of the Kootenay Valley. You will also learn about forest ecology, geography, and geology as you travel. You will later enjoy your lunch surrounded by amazing views of the glaciated Mount Stanley, including its towering waterfalls and rock faces, before heading back to the carpark.
  • Local guide
  • Transportation to the trailhead
  • Food or drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People with heart problems
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask
  • You must fill out a travel information form

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Meeting point

Please meet at the front of the Castle Mountain Chalets at the picnic tables at 8:30 AM. Here you'll take part in an orientation, complete medical forms and waivers, before convoying 15 minutes to the trailhead.

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Know before you go

  •  Be sure to have enough gas in your car tank before attending this tour

Product ID: 290670