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Embark on an easy to moderate 3.5 hour hiking tour with a real geologist! Guests will experience a fun and interactive tour exploring the awesome forces of nature that led to the building of the Rocky Mountains. Tour includes wildlife viewing, a rest stop at the emerald green waters of Grassi Lakes, a visit to a shallow cave, ancient pictographs and spectacular mountain views. Great for families and those with a spirit of curiosity!

Trip Itinerary

9 am: Meet your guide at Grassi Lakes trailhead. Please bring your day pack with water, snack, sturdy footwear, personal medications and appropriate outerwear. Receive a brief introduction to your day and sign waivers.

It is recommended to read the waiver beforehand. The link will be on your voucher.

9:15 am: Hit the Trail!

9:15 am-11:45 am: Fossil hunting (catch and release only!), wildlife viewing, geology, ecology, natural history, a scenic rest stop at Grassi Lakes. An optional 200m scramble above the lakes takes us to ancient pictographs and a shallow cave.This is a rockfall hazard area so helmets must be worn for this portion of the hike.

11:45am-12:30pm: Return to trailhead along Upper (easy) Grassi Lakes trail.Depart for the Canmore Geoscience Museum (complimentary with price of tour).
*Times and duration are approximate based on the fitness and interests of the group. We will strive to please everyone but be prepared to go at the pace of the slowest person. Participants must stay with the group but there will be so much to see that we will definitely keep your eyes busy!


    Location: Calgary, Canada

    Duration: 3 to 4 hours

    Voucher Redemption: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity. 

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    Additional Information

      Operates: See Availability

      Departure Point:
      Grassi Lakes Trail, Canmore, AB T0L, Canada

      Departure Time: 9:00 AM

    • Inclusions:
      • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
      • Professional guide
      • Use of helmet

    • Exclusions:
      • Gratuities
      • Transportation to/from attractions

    • Other Information:
      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Children must be accompanied by an adult
      • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
      • Service animals allowed
      • This hike can be amended for wheelchair users in the summer months by omitting a portion of the loop. Please contact us for a privately guided hike.
      • Participants must be able to walk on uneven and slippery terrain.
      • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
      • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

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