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Rock Climbing in Banff

Located inside the Banff National Park, in the province of Alberta, let yourself be conquered by this magic place and live good rock climbing adventures.

Banff is one of the main towns within this protected area of ​​southern Canada, but with a low level of inhabitants due to the controlled conservation of its natural environment. In addition, as part of the Rocky Mountains, Banff has mountainous terrain, with numerous dense coniferous forests and alpine landscapes with excellent rock climbing options. The different types of rock that we will find here, propose us objectives for different physical and technical levels. Among the main points of interest for rock climbers, we find Mount Buffalo (located a few kilometers from Banff), currently known as Mount Tunnel. There are also other popular mountains around Banff, such as Mount Rundle (2,949 m), Mount Cascade (2,998 m), Mount Norquay (2,134 m) and Sulfur Mountain (2,281 m) which can be reached by cable car. Take a look at our selection of rock climbing trips in Banff and hire your next local guide for a great adventure!

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There are many reasons for choosing Rock Climbing in Banff

If you are looking for good rock quality, visit Canmore just 25 km from Banff. As part of the beautiful Bow Valley and lying inside the stunning Banff National Park, you can climb rock and ice in multiple areas around the town. Whether you're a beginner or an expert, in Canmore there is a wide variety of options specifically designed for your level.


Good to know:

Country Code



Canadian Dollar

Best time to visit

June to September


English and French

How to get there

The most common means of transportation to get to Banff are the bus and the train. The town also has a small airport, although the frequency of flights is very low


Both summers and winters are considered high seasons. In winter (December-March) it is cold and snowy, perfect conditions for skiing. In summer (June-August), the weather varies from mild to warm and is recommended for hiking or climbing activities

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