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Ice Climbing in Maligne Canyon

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    What to Expect

    Join us for an unforgettable experience of climbing a frozen waterfall. This fun, safe, thrilling experience lets you explore places that are inaccessible to most park visitors.

    This six-hour tour begins at our office in Jasper where you meet your guide and get your gear. We then travel to our climbing site: Maligne Canyon, Tangle Falls, or Edge of the World, based on the weather.

    Once at the site, your guide coaches you on techniques, safety, and gear. Next? We climb!

    All technical equipment included (boots, crampons, harnesses, axes, helmet)
    Wear winter clothing and lots of layers (what you would wear to the ski hill)
    Transportation is provided from town to the climbing site and back
    All trips leave from the Rockaboo office (610 Patricia Street – upstairs). We ask participants to be ready to depart at the start time – we want to climb, not sit around the office!

    Stop At:

    • Maligne Canyon, Maligne Road, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
    • Rockaboo Mountain Adventures, 610 Patricia Street (upstairs), Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0 Canada
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    610 Patricia St, Jasper, AB T0E 1E0, Canada
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Transport by private vehicle
    • Driver/guide
    • Local guide
    • All technical gear (boots, crampons, helmets, ice tools)
    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Fantastic experience with a great team and experienced instructors. Will recommend to anyone. It was our first time ice climbing and our whole group managed to ascend all climbs on the day.
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    Response from Rockaboo, Front Office Manager at Ice Climbing in Maligne Canyon
    Responded 1 week ago
    Thanks for climbing with us! Glad to hear you had an enjoyable experience, Radka.
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    This was by far the best experience I had in Jasper! If you are up to try some new challenging yet fun activity - then I highly recommend rock-/ice-climbing with Rockaboo! Max is a great teacher and a really knowledgeable guide, he makes sure you are safe, having fun and
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    No need to even read the rest of this review. Just go ahead and sign up with Rockaboo! This was my first ice climbing experience and everything went perfectly. Tim, our guide, was extremely patient, informative, and fun to be around for the entire day that he was showing us the
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    Response from Lisa D, Owner at Ice Climbing in Maligne Canyon
    Responded 4 Jan 2019
    Thanks for the great review! Tim is the newest member of our team so we couldn’t be happier to read your rave review. We will be sure to pass along your accolades!
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    Highly recommend ice climbing with Rockaboo. We climbed at Edge of the World which was hard work (for someone with moderate fitness) but the views were spectacular. I felt very safe and our guide, Tim, was very supportive. I think some of the other climbs might be easier but if
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    We had Benjamin as our guide who was absolutely fantastic. He showed us the ropes (literally) and let us go at our own pace while shouting encouragement and tips up to us during our climbs. Would definitely recommend, and would definitely do it again!
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    Response from Lisa D, Owner at Ice Climbing in Maligne Canyon
    Responded 13 Apr 2018
    Love this review! Ben is very encouraging and he will make sure that everyone is comfortable and that everyone has FUN!
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    About the operator
    By: Rockaboo Mountain Adventures
    266 reviews
    Certificate of Excellence
    Worcester, United Kingdom
    One of the best days of our holiday
    Fantastic experience with a great team and experienced instructors. Will recommend to anyone. It was our first
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    Jasper, Canada
    Ast 1
    What an absolutely educational and fulfilling course run by rockaboo. Highly recommend for anyone with the
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    Edmonton, Canada
    My Teachers Have Become Mentors For Avalanche Skills Training(AST-1)
    I thoroughly enjoyed my learning, AST-1, experience with the teachers at "Rockaboo Mountain Adventures": who
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    Bonnyville, Canada
    Geat instructors.
    Max and Etienne were both amazing. They are well knowledgeable and keep it simple so one may understand.
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    CN G
    St. Albert, AB
    Excellent Avalanche Skills Training
    Took the AST 1 course Nov 30-Dec 1 and would highly recommend it! It included a skinning up tour up the Parker
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    The best guided glacier tour !
    I'm so glad we did this tour with Rockaboo Glacier Tours. It was the adventure of our life time and something to
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    Mark S
    First time outdoor climbing
    My fiancé and I decided to try outdoor climbing while camping in Jasper. We had an amazing and educational
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    Outrageous trip...
    No way else to see these beautiful mountains, glaciers and waterfalls, Anik performed admirably. Her knowledge
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    Jacqui P
    Fantastic experience
    This was a great way to see the glacier up close- both ascent and decent using crampons. The hike up the glacier
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    Amazing experience
    Memorable experience to celebrate birthday # 65. Not a physically easy journey but doable and worth the effort.
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    Excellent day out
    Really brilliant day, walking and abseiling on the glacier. Our guide was really excellent. Thoroughly recommend
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    Unforgettable experience!!
    We had a PERFECT Icefields experience with the Rockaboo Athabasca Glacier Tour. Chris is the most incredible
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    Best and most environmentally friendly way of experiencing Athabasca Glacier
    My wife and I had an absolutely wonderful day with Chris our guide on this trip. From the moment we arrived at the
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    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Beste Glacier Experience Ever
    The respect for the glacier, the lunch, the knowledge, the safety, it all makes this the best way to experience
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    Tempe, Arizona
    Amazing! Bucket list item...Done!
    We booked this adventure because we don’t like large groups and wanted something completely unique. I mean, how
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