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Via Ferrata, Banff

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Get in touch with your adventurous side by climbing Via Ferrata, where a steel cable leads you up alpine rocks. Banff's iron path offers three routes, all equipped with anchored cables, ladders, and bridges with hand-holds--enabling even inexperienced climbers to conquer the trek. For each of the routes, a certified guide takes a group of two to eight people, and supplies them with the necessary equipment. The Mountaineer route leads you to the east summit, which offers superb 360-degree views. Plan to see Via Ferrata and other attractions that appeal to you using our Banff National Park trip itinerary maker.
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  • Admittedly, I am not afraid of heights so this trip was terrific fun. The organization of this tour company was great - plenty of clean, tidy helmets, gloves, boots, etc. They clearly took safety seri...  more »
  • Well guided. Physical but not overly. My wife and I are in our early 50's and not athletic at all and had a blast. Very safe while feeling like risk taking. Just DO IT!!  more »
  • We took the Via Ferrata adventure in September while staying in the Banff area. My sister-in-law had found it online and we knew we had to do this when we visited Canada. I am a bit scared of heights ...  more »