Embark on an easy to moderate 3.5 hour hiking tour with a real geologist! Guests will experience a fun and interactive tour exploring the awesome forces of nature that led to the building of the Rocky Mountains. Tour includes wildlife viewing, a rest stop at the emerald green waters of Grassi Lakes, a visit to a shallow cave, ancient pictographs and spectacular mountain views. Great for families and those with a spirit of curiosity!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productTrip Itinerary9 am: Meet your guide at Grassi Lakes trailhead. Please bring your day pack with water, snack, sturdy footwear, personal medications and appropriate outerwear. Receive a brief introduction to your day and sign waivers.It is recommended to read the waiver beforehand. The link will be on your voucher.9:15 am: Hit the Trail!9:15 am-11:45 am: Fossil hunting (catch and release only!), wildlife viewing, geology, ecology, natural history, a scenic rest stop at Grassi Lakes. An optional 200m scramble above the lakes takes us to ancient pictographs and a shallow cave.This is a rockfall hazard area so helmets must be worn for this portion of the hike.11:45am-12:30pm: Return to trailhead along Upper (easy) Grassi Lakes trail.Depart for the Canmore Geoscience Museum (complimentary with price of tour).*Times and duration are approximate based on the fitness and interests of the group. We will strive to please everyone but be prepared to go at the pace of the slowest person. Participants must stay with the group but there will be so much to see that we will definitely keep your eyes busy!Duration: 3 hoursLocation: Grassi Lakes, Canmore, Kananaskis Country, Alberta