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Arrange to be picked up from your hotel or meet your guide at the downtown tour offices for the ride to Maligne Canyon, the deepest accessible gorge in the Canadian Rockies. Dress warmly for the experience, which runs in the morning or in the afternoon, for your convenience. Winter boots and ice cleats are provided for your trek across the frozen river.

Explore ice caves and frozen waterfalls from the valley floor, as your guide tells the story of the gorge, the geology that formed it, and the history of the area.

The Maligne Canyon ice walk is an active way to spend a few hours—not all the winter activities in Jasper involve the ski hills! You will end the tour at your selected drop-off point in town.

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Maligne Canyon
SunDog Transportation and Tours
Overview

Join a small-group tour and hike down into the gorges of Maligne Canyon. This hike takes you past unusual geological formations, behind frozen waterfalls, and into caves made of ice. Explore the deepest canyon in the Canadian Rocky Mountains with a guide who helps you discover the area and provides lots of fascinating facts about Jasper and its history.

Highlights
  • Arrange hotel pickup or meet at the downtown tour office
  • Warm winter boots and ice cleats are provided for your comfort
  • Witness Maligne Canyon frozen in icy beauty on an active tour
  • Learn about the geology, ecology, and history of Jasper National Park
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Reviewed 13 August 2018
Stunning views, unique and incredible experience

Would highly recommend booking this excursion, some of the most stunning frozen rivers and waterfalls which you can walk on (depending on the climate) and touch. The canyon is amazing, it requires a little effort but definitely rewarding. The guides are super friendly and helpful...More

Thank missfortune13
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile
We Had The Best Time! Alicia Rocks!

My husband, best friend, and I went on the Ice Walk and had the best time! Our guide was Alicia and she did a great job of being extremely informative and the right amount of funny. We felt extremely safe with her I would definitely...More

Thank FilmmakerTraveler
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile
Fun hike with beautiful views and great company!

We did the Maligne Canyon Icewalk tour on Saturday (March 31st) and it was awesome! It was also my birthday so it was a great day all around. The weather was perfect and our guide - Pat - was awesome! She was knowledgeable, enthusiastic, fun...More

1  Thank Julie S
Reviewed 3 April 2018
SunDog Tour Co refused to honour our booking

Never Book With SunDog Tour Co. in Jasper. We made a booking in January 2018 for March 28, 2018 for 4 people to take the Maligne Canyon Ice Walk and on the day of our tour we were refused access to our pre-booked tour. We...More

6  Thank Jean S
Reviewed 2 April 2018
Embracing Winter!

Loved the Ice Walk - breathtaking scenery - enjoyed living in and exploring the outdoors during winter. Our summers are so short that if you don't get out and embrace the winter, it really cuts down on life. So if you're looking for a beautiful...More

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jonlai2007
11 September 2018|
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Response from Sarah N | Reviewed this property |
I’m pretty sure the ice is year round. It’s an amazing trek with some incredible formations, but definitely take a tour guide. I recommend Sundog tours. Ask for Pat as your guide!!
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ESmithMPS
13 June 2018|
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Response from ohiorich2015 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was about 2 hours
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Kathy K
28 May 2018|
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Response from ohiorich2015 | Reviewed this property |
Well my wife and I are in our late 60's. We are fairly fit for our age. There was some climbing to the cave. A little of it somewhat steep. The cave area was slippery in places, but not bad. We didn't find it very hard.
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