Science Ice Walk

Walk and Talk ice with a scientist. We will venture up a beautiful wintery canyon to chase a frozen waterfall. Our professional guide and scientist will captivate the natural world for you and your friends. You will never look at ice the same way!

Ice Walk

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What to expect?

Join our professional guides and scientists for a world of wonder as we venture up a wintery canyon to chase frozen waterfalls. The wonderful world of winter is full of science. We have some special activities for you and your friends as we uncover ice (ice, ice baby!).

Your experience will include a nature walk and science activities that are full of fun and experimentation. Uncover the truth about ice and winter.

The ice walk is a gentle walk with some short steeper sections. Uplift Adventures will provide you with ice cleats to make your ice adventure more enjoyable. During earlier season or late season, some sections may require some careful navigation as the ice isn’t as built up. We enter a beautiful canyon with ice forming out of the rock, and then will come to a stunning waterfall. Here we will have some time to take pictures before returning.

This experience is appropriate for children over the age of 8 and even older children up to the age of 110 😉

Be prepared to be a scientist-in-training.

We have several dates mid-week (Monday – Friday) for the ice walk. You can also request a private ice walk by emailing

Dec 21 – Mar 30
Monday – Friday | While availability lasts
8:30 – 11:00AM

Intensity: Easy

Price: $59 + GST/person

Ice Cleats: Included
Science experiments and projects

Use of ice cleats

hiking poles (upon request)

Safety equipment: first aid kit, communication devices

A local, professional ACMG Guide, including:

80hr Advanced Adventure Medic
Incredible knowledge of the area

Small group sizes (max 9 people per guide)
* Snack

* Personal gear – please dress for the weather

* Waterproof and warm layers

* Toque or other head wear

* Gloves

* Hand/toe warmers

* Waterproof boots

* Water (1L is recommended)

* Camera
Ice Walk
Meeting Time: 8:30am
Meeting Location: Will be sent to you in an email with directions. Location is a short distance drive from Crowsnest Pass.
Ice Walk & Activities: 8:45am – 10:45am
Wrap-up: 11am

We require a minimum of 4 people on trips. However, due to covid we may take less people.

Must book at least 24 hours in advance.

If there is no ice, don’t worry, we can take a different route and hike!

When do we cancel? We will cancel and give a full refund if the temperatures are below -20c (before windchill). Otherwise, we dress warm, like a true Canadian.

Uplift Adventures’ waivers are required to be signed before starting the event.

Guests must not be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, including cannabis, while out on the snowshoe portion of this event. Uplift Adventures has the right to refuse participation if a guest is suspected under the influence prior to the snowshoe. A return or compensation will not be given to the customer.

Please advise Uplift Adventures of any medical conditions or allergies prior to the event.

Cancellation Policy: Must cancel within 48hrs of tour for refund. For group bookings (4+ people), must cancel 7 days prior to event for refund.


Based in Crowsnest Pass, AB

Operates throughout the Canadian Rockies

Customize your adventure with us!