21822
Alberta
Explore the Canadian Rockies With Your Grandchild
On this active adventure with your grandchild, learn about the geology, wildlife and history of the Canadian Rockies and watch for grizzly bears, eagles, mountain goats and more!
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Program No. 21822RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,849
Getting There
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At a Glance

Experience the beauty of the majestic mountains as you ride on horseback along the Bow River trail. Explore Lake Louise with an expert, and observe grizzlies from a gondola — one of the best places on earth to see these majestic creatures in the wild. A visit to the Canadian Rockies is perfect for creating lasting memories with your grandchild. Together you’ll discover a region so abundant in wildlife, beauty and geology that it has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Walking two miles daily, stairs, river float on Class II to III rapids. Elevations up to 5,700 feet.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Float the upper waters of the Kicking Horse River on a gentle but exhilarating white water rafting trip as your rafting instructor reveals the secrets of the mighty river.
  • Explore Yoho National Park, home to timber wolf, lynx, cougars, black bears, moose and more, and learn about Burgess Shale fossils, one of the most significant fossil sites in the world.
  • Witness a true feat of engineering — the Spiral Tunnels — two vast tunnels running figure-eight loops through the snowcapped mountains, and watch a train looping over and under itself, deep into the mountains and up the valley to the Kicking Horse Pass.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12.
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Cory Gross
Cory grew up in the Calgary area, living both in the city and on the ranches where his father worked. In 2005 he received a bachelor’s in Museum and Heritage Studies from the University of Calgary and currently works as an educator at the Glenbow Museum. Cory is also a volunteer with the Western Art Gallery at the Calgary Stampede and with several other heritage organizations throughout the city.
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