Ice Climbing & Canyoning

Explore Frozen Waterfalls and canyons Up close

Discover the ice that draws climbers and canyoneers to the region.

The Nordegg & Abraham Lake region has long been a favourite among ice climbers and is just getting discovered by canyoneers. Immerse yourself into our frozen wonderland as you scale icefalls and frozen waterfalls and explore spectacular canyons this winter.

Girth Hitch Guiding provides ice climbing and canyon exploration adventures, while Banff Canyoning offers dry winter canyoning experiences in the Abraham Lake area.

Local Experience Providers


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.

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.