Banff – Mount Norquay Via Ferrata: Explorer Route(2 Hours)

Mt Norquay Via Ferrata is located on a 10-minute drive from the Banff townsite on the cliffs above the Mt Norquay Ski Resort. On this guided high-alpine climbing experience you will be experiencing a different kind of mountaineering. This excursion is led by a certified guide. No climbing experience is required for this excursion. Climbers make their way up to the cliffs above the Banff Mt. Norquay ski area which is guided by a series of cables, fixed anchors, and ladders. On this excursion highlights include open air chairlift ride, climbing a rock face, viewing boardwalk, and sightseeing platform. This 2-hour loop takes you up to 2,235 metres above sea level and is great for those who are slightly limited on time or are looking for an introduction to Via Ferrata. This excursion is a Signature Experience with Destination Canada on which your equipment orientation, safety equipment and helmet are included.

How to get to this attraction:

Complimentary shuttle are available from the following points (schedule subject to change):

  • From Juniper Hotel to Banff: 08:42 (hourly pickups until 17:42)
  • From Train Station Info Centre: 08:50 (hourly pickups until 17:50)
  • From Banff Ave Southbound at Elk Street: 08:52 (hourly pickups until 17:52)
  • From opposite Banff Park Lodge: 08:55 (hourly until 17:55)

Note: Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 

We offer competitive rates for Private Tours, Car Rental, Hotel and Stay upgrades as well as optional Tours & Attractions:

  • Is your client looking for a Private Tour?  Please let us know. 
  • Would your client like to rent a mid-sized car with an option to upgrade?
  • We provide hotel accommodations in this destination with options to extend the stay, hotel and room upgrades.  Please contact us if you require hotel stay for your client.
  • We also offer a range of Day Tours and Admissions.  Please visit our website at for more information.
  • We can customize an itinerary to meet the specific needs of your client.

Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for information and assistance.


  • Admission to Mount Norquay Via Ferrata: Explorer Route (2 Hours).
  • Taxes & GST. 


  • Travel Insurance - recommended.  We require Travel Agent to secure a signed Waiver in the event client declines your offer to sell Travel Insurance.
    DMCi will require Travel Agent to provide us the signed waiver when required as a part of the Terms & Conditions of Contract.
    DMCi sells Manulife Travel Insurance.  Please check with us for rates. 
  • Bottled Water.
  • Gratuities on Tours.

Accommodations Featured

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Room Configuration Beds Occupancy

For more information on Rooming and how rates apply, please refer to Important Notes

Optional Tour

These optional tours can be booked with our package. Please contact our Canada Destination Specialist for rates.

Notes about this Tour

  • Children under the age of 12 are not allowed for this Attraction.
  • Minimum weight of Guest should be 35 kg (80 lb)
  • Maximum weight of Guest should be 110 kg (250 lb)
  • Guests should confirm the services 24 hours prior to departure.

Operation Info

YearOperating DatesTimingsTour Code
202112 June to 12 September
09:00 & 15:30
202113 September to 20 September
10:00 & 15:30

Blackout Dates may apply. Please check with us.

Note: Operation of this tour is subject to the evolving COVID-19 situation. 



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