21822
Alberta

Outdoor Adventure in the Canadian Rockies With Your Grandchild

On this active adventure with your grandchild, discover the Canadian Rockies by raft and on horse back and watch for grizzly bears, eagles and mountain goats in the wild!
Rating (5)
Program No. 21822RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
2,399 / ADULT
1,599 / CHILD

At a Glance

Take a deep breath and take in a huge gulp of some of the freshest air you’ll ever breathe as you visit the Canadian Rockies with your grandchild. Together you’ll experience the beauty of the majestic mountains along the Bow River trail from the saddle of a friendly horse. Explore the glittering waters of Lake Louise, and observe grizzlies from a gondola in one of the best places on earth to see these magnificent creatures in real life. The Rockies are just waiting for your curious, enthusiastic discovery.
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 along the gentle natural roller coaster of Kicking Horse River by white water raft.
  • Explore Yoho National Park, home to timber wolf, lynx, cougars, black bears, moose and more, and learn about Burgess Shale fossils.
  • See a train looping over and under itself as it figure-eights through snowcapped mountains via the amazing Spiral Tunnels.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12. For a comparable family adventure for all generations, check out "Outdoor Adventure in the Canadian Rockies With Your Family" (#23439)!
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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.

Please note: This expert may not be available for every date of this program.

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