Climbs, Scrambles, Via Ferrata & Canyoning

Head up on your next adventure

The region has always been popular for those reaching for summits and exploring canyons.

The David Thompson Climbers Association has a wealth of information on local climbing routes, while David Thompson Country: A Scrambling Guide has you covered if you are looking to plan your next scramble.

Girth Hitch Guiding offers guided tours on the region’s two via ferrata as well as rock climbing lessons and multiday alpine climbing trips.

Banff Canyoning offers exciting canyoning experiences for adventurers of all levels, from family-friendly adventures to aquatic tours to heli-canyoning.

Tanya Vanthuyne @vanthuynee

Local Experience Providers


Banff Canyoning

Banff Canyonying explores spectacular deep and narrow gorges in the Abraham Lake area.

Frontier Lodge

Frontier Lodge is a Christian retreat centre, guiding company and summer camp located just west of Nordegg.

Girth Hitch Guiding

From via ferrata adventures to rock climbing lessons to multi day mountaineering trips, Girth Hitch Guiding is your go-to source for reaching new heights in the Nordegg & Abraham Lake region.