Taking place deep in the canyons of West Vancouver, with waterfalls, swimming holes, and natural waterslides aplenty, canyoning is sure to leave you exhilarated and thirsty for Adventure. But what exactly is this up-and-coming sport? Our team headed out with Yervana Local, FX Gagnon, to try it out!
Discover Adventures in Calgary, Canmore, Banff, and Kananaskis Country
We’re excited to announce that Yervana has launched in Alberta! Starting today, you’re invited to share and discover Adventures in the Calgary, Canmore, Banff, and the Kananaskis area. Using our iOS app and web-based platform, adventure-seekers in Alberta can instantly connect with an extensive network of knowledgeable Locals who can’t wait to share their favourite activities and outdoor skills, leading you on new Adventures.
At Yervana, we know that a memorable experience is more than just the activity. It’s about making authentic, real connections — from the people you’re with to new locations in the great outdoors. Our community of qualified Locals will ensure that you can explore new places and activities safely, while having a great time along the way.
Indulge your passion for hiking, biking, fishing, and mountain climbing, or try something new like river surfing, foraging, or ascending the Via Ferrata! Find all these Adventures in Alberta and more on Yervana. Adventure Awaits.
This Adventure might be one of the last non-commercialized treasures of the Southern Alberta, in fact, it’s not uncommon to have the entire mountain to yourself. No climbing experience required. You’ll find yourself flying up the Via Ferrata in no time, just don’t forget to enjoy the spectacular backdrop of Abraham Lake and the Rocky Mountains. You’re in safe hands with Paddy, an ACMG/IFMGA certified Mountain Guide who’s going to take you on the Adventure of a lifetime.
This is a fun hike that is suitable for beginners looking for a light challenge. Most of the trail is an old fire road with some steeper inclines near the end. Push through and you’ll be rewarded with a view of the sweeping Alberta plains. A rock ledge at the top provides the perfect spot to have lunch and enjoy the breathtaking valley below. Lucinda is an Outdoor Council of Canada Field Leader (Hiking) and is certified personal trainer.
Yes, you read that correctly! Come surf with Luke and he’ll introduce you to one of Calgary’s fastest growing Adventure sports, no prior surf experience necessary. You’ll gain the basic skills, safety knowledge, and education needed to enjoy an afternoon of surfing in these Introduction to River Surfing lessons.
Love the outdoors? We’re looking for Locals in Alberta!
You know the best views, trails, and activities in your backyard, why not get paid to play! Sign up as a Yervana Local to host Adventures and share your passion for the outdoors.
Photos courtesy of Travel Alberta.