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Via Ferrata - Banff

Terrifying exhilaration! Really safe operation. Great guides. Opportunity for free climbing or... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kssmith84
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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We took the Summiteer Via Ferrata to celebrate my wife's birthday and it was amazing! The Summiteer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wanderer336
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Calgary, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Terrifying exhilaration! Really safe operation. Great guides. Opportunity for free climbing or holding onto the steel foot and hand holds. I can't wait to go to other Via Ferrata locations and scare myself more!

Thank kssmith84
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the Summiteer Via Ferrata to celebrate my wife's birthday and it was amazing! The Summiteer is the full 6 hour tour and it includes all the most challenging parts. Shorter tours may leave you disappointed and wanting more; this one will not. The...More

Thank Wanderer336
Reviewed 1 week ago

At 200$ per person, it's way too expensive. I could see this tour - the Ridgewalker - being of a 60$ value, tops. It's a 4 hour walk that could be done in 1.5 at a regular pace. However, if you have money to burn,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our favorite thing out of our 3 day Banff trip. We have never done anything like this and felt totally safe and secure the entire time. Our tour guide John was great and we highly recommend this to anyone considering doing the activity....More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I did the Summiteer and we had a great time! We loved every minute! Chris,our guide was great! My husband and I felt completely safe the entire time. This was the best part of our trip to the Banff area!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Mount Norquay for Via Ferrata. After fitted our gears then chairlift up to the starting point. Demonstration for how to use the clips then off we went climbing. We did it before so it wasn’t too difficult but still good fun to...More

Thank JJPUK
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I did the four hour Ridgewalker Route with three friends (late 20s) in July 2018. I've never climbed or crossed a suspension bridge before and was very nervous about my ability to do this. Two of my friends are also scared of heights. Our guide,...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2018

This is not something I would normally do--but I'm trying have some new experiences. This was incredible. Kevin, our guide was fantastic! My husband, adult son, and I did the 4 hour Ridgewalker. I felt incredibly safe. The only time I was a bit uncomfortable...More

Thank madbeck
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

My 12 year old son and I did the 2.5 hour climb and had an amazing time. My son was very nervous about this climb and Katsu, our guide, was exceptional in encouraging him along the route. We were part of a group of 8...More

Thank B W
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I (45 and 48yrs old) were looking forward to this experience as we did a Via Ferrara in Switzerland 3 years ago. I am afraid of heights, my wife isn’t so she was pushing me to do the Summiteer! So very very...More

Thank Joy W
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neliCZka
16 July 2018|
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Response from Kristi H | Reviewed this property |
No you cannot, it’s clearly marked and gated. You must have a guide with you.
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Sarah W
12 June 2018|
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Response from Amy-GuestServices | Property representative |
Hi Sarah - Sorry I didn't see your question sooner! The chairlift is included in the cost of your Via Ferrata tour. Your guide and gear are also included in the cost. For example, if you need rain gear - we do provide it... More
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ZaraRozLeona
22 April 2018|
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Response from Amy-GuestServices | Property representative |
Hi ZaraRozLeona Thanks for your question! Depending on the route you choose, most of the way down is hiking/walking on our Explorer/Ridgewalker routes. While the Skyline and Summiteer routes include more climbing in the... More
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