Johnston Canyon Icewalk

By White Mountain Adventures

Trek through Johnston Canyon to a world of frozen waterfalls and pillars of blue ice. Learn about the formation of the canyon, pick out fossil corals in the rocks, and photograph the incredible pillars of ice as you walk through the canyon bottom and over suspended catwalks. 

What you can expect

1/1:30 pm - Banff Hotel Pickups
2:00 pm - Arrive at Johnston Canyon Trailhead
2:15 pm - Begin walking/hiking tour through Johnston Canyon
3:00 pm - Arrive Lower Falls
3:30 pm - ​Arrive Upper Falls
4:30 pm - Return to Trailhead
​5/5:30 pm - Drop off in Banff


  • Close up views of frozen waterfalls
  • Perfect activity for the whole family
  • Professional interpretive guide
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • You won't want to miss the "cathedral of ice" grand finale


  • Warm winter coat
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Athletic shoes, winter boots, or hiking boots

PLEASE NOTE - Complete details about your activity, including exact location, what to bring, cancellation policies and arrival information will be sent to you once your booking is confirmed.

Meet location

Pick up from Banff hotel will be pre-arranged


  • Suitable for reasonably fit individuals ages 8+


  • Easy to moderate difficulty level
  • Snowshoe through 5.4km of snowy terrain with a 120m elevation
  • DAILY tours
4 hours
8 – 85
Up to 12 guests

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