TOWN OF BANFF
Banff is a resort town in the province of Alberta, within Banff National Park. The peaks of Mt. Rundle and Mt. Cascade, part of the Rocky Mountains, dominate its skyline. On Banff Avenue, the main thoroughfare, boutiques and restaurants mix with château-style hotels and souvenir shops. The surrounding 6,500 square kilometres of parkland are home to wildlife including elk and grizzly bears.
The Mt Norquay shuttle service is free, running hourly services from a variety of convenient pick-up and drop-off points along Banff Avenue and town center. The shuttle will drive you and your party up the beautiful switchbacks to Mt Norquay, dropping off directly outside North American Lodge and guest services.
NORTH AMERICAN LODGE
Serving deli style, fresh house-made sandwiches, hot drinks, cold beer and a range of grab and go snacks; the North American Lodge is open daily for sightseers hikers and anyone who wants to stop by and say hello. Guest services are located in North American Lodge for Via Ferrata check-in, sightseeing tickets and general enquiries.
Mt Norquay also serves as the trailhead for two of Banff’s most popular day hikes. Break away from the crowds and immerse yourself in an authentic Banff National Park experience.
More than just a chairlift ride, take a scenic ride into the sky as you pass over natural grizzly and black bear habitat while experiencing breathtaking views of the iconic Mt Rundle.
Accessible by a ride up Mt. Norquay’s North American Chair, guests can enjoy a peaceful open air seven-minute ride through a lodgepole pine forest over natural grizzly and black bear habitat. Enjoy incredible views of the iconic Mt. Rundle and Bow Valley while dining at 7,000ft overlooking the town of Banff.
Perfect for friends and family, enjoy breathtaking views of Banff and the Bow Valley from 7000ft.
An assisted climbing experience along three breathtaking routes on the cliffs above Mt Norquay, you and your ACMG guide will climb ladders, cross suspension bridges and experience views of Banff rarely seen before. Choose from a 2-hour intro climb or the longer 4 and 6-hour routes.