Science Ice Walk in the Canadian Rockies

Experiential learning for all ages in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta.

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Science Ice Walk

Become a scientist-in-training while exploring a world of wonder. Uncover the truth about ice and water as you venture up a wintery canyon to chase frozen waterfalls. The wonderful world of winter is full of science and you get to explore it. Your experience will include a nature walk and science activities that are full of fun and investigation.

Mid-January to

2.5 HRS

10AM - 12:30
1:30PM - 4PM


per adult; $74 per child (not including taxes)

* Minimum of 4 people to book

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Prepare for your trip!

Packing for your trip
Ensure you bring a backpack, water, winter hiking boots, winter coat, snowpants, warm hat, warm gloves, sunglasses or ski goggles. Weather can be windy or change suddenly, so come prepared!

The day of your tour
An email is sent out the week leading up to your tour. Ensure you read this email as it will review the meeting location and other information important for your day.

Please arrive 10-15 minutes early so that we can start the tour on time. Your guide may not be able to wait for you to arrive.

Highlights of this tour
  • This is a Crowsnest Pass highlight and must-see

  • Stunning views along the creek

  • Visiting a frozen waterfall

  • Snowshoes or microspikes included

  • Science experiements along the way


✔ Use of hiking poles, microspikes or snowshoes

✔ Science outfit

✔ Hot chocolate and marshmallows

✔ Experiments and activities

✔ Special gift

✔ Professional guide

✔ Safety equipment (carried by guides: first aid kit, ice axe satellite communication device)



Personal Gear


Is it time to chase frozen waterfalls?

You will begin your experience by meeting your guide at the trailhead near Crowsnest Pass. Please note that this is a 1.5hr-drive from Waterton Lakes National Park. Directions to the trailhead will be sent out via email ahead of time. Once the paperwork and equipment are handed out, you will do a quick ice breaker (get it?). Now, it is time to explore and discover the wonders of ice. The ice walk is a gentle walk with some short steeper sections. You will make several stops along the way to discover the winter wonderland. The best parts of your experience will be walking through a beautiful canyon, listening to the water running below your feet, seeing ice features along the canyon, enjoying the experiments, and learning along the way. Once you are at the frozen waterfall, you will have time to take pictures, do some activities, and enjoy some yummy hot chocolate. You will then return to the trailhead and if there is time, you will try your hand at another science experiment.

Location: Approximately a 10 minute drive from Coleman, Crowsnest Pass

When: The Science Ice Walk starts mid-January and runs until the beginning of March. The experience is available throughout the week from 10 - 12:30PM or 1:30 - 4PM.

* Availability of the tour is subject to change due to ice conditions.

Difficulty Rating: Easy

Tours can be offered to private groups with a minimum of four people. Please contact us for a private booking.

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BOOK IN ADVANCE TO ENSURE YOUR SPOT.We book up fast in the winter and have less guides on staff. Book in advance to ensure your spot.

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