Well, party people, June is here and so is the heat. Whether your summer 2021 strategy is to cool off in Alberta’s many lakes and rivers, or if you plan to keep your mind off of it by doing something crazy, why not do it all in the mountains! Not sure what the Rockies are offering this month? We’ve got you! Here are 10 exciting things to do in the mountains this June! Enjoy!


Unless your absolutely terrified of heights, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve looked at a mountain and thought “yeah, I’d like to climb that,” and guess what? You can! No matter your skill level, you can join an experienced team of certified climbing instructors in the beautiful backcountry for a full day of repelling, swinging and, of course, climbing!

When: Offered until October
Where: Box 2474Jasper, AB Canada
Cost: $325
Instagram: @JasperHikesandTours


This June, indulge outdoors in their brand new 360° Dome dining room! An unbeatable private venue with unreal food and a spectacular view. Located on their Upper Garden Terrace, the dome will feature a gourmet brunch, afternoon charcuterie, and an extravagant 5-course menu. Check out the pricing above!

When: Year-round
Where: 405 Spray Avenue Banff, AB
Time: See times above
Cost: $125+
Instagram: @Fairmontbanff

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This summer, experience the Rockies unlike ever before with SunDog Transportation and Tours! Unless of course, you’ve already driven through the area in a 1939 Jammer with your head out the sunroof. From the backseat of this unique vehicle, guests will learn about the area’s active wildlife, the area’s colourful history and your fellow passengers with the help of an interpretive guide with years of exposure and understanding. Is there a better way to explore Jasper?

When: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
Where: Departs from 1 Old Lodge Rd, Jasper, AB
Time: Morning tour departs at 8 am
Cost: $39+
Intsagram: @Sundogtourco


This June, cozy up under a blanket of stars at the Jasper Planetarium. Join one of their astronomy guides for an in-depth exploration of constellations, meteors, and matter then, wander the beautiful grounds of the world’s largest accessible astronomy park, hear stories, and take a guided binocular tour of the milky way.

When: Tours throughout June
Where: 1 Old Lodge Road, Jasper
Cost: $40 +
Instagram: @jasperplanetarium


Ever look at your Instagram and wonder “where the heck did so-and-so take that photo? This Summer, find out with the Instabanff tour, a unique opportunity to see the world’s most beautiful place from behind a lens and with your eyes! Included in the tour? access to some of the areas best, light refreshments, props and a personal photographer of sorts – your guide!

When: Until September
Where: See locations here
Time: 9 am
Cost: $174
Instagram: @BanffTours



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Every month can be spooky month if really believe in it! This June, despite the leaves and grass being a million shades of vibrant green, you can wince, cringe, mix and mingle and visit Banff’s most “active” sights. It’s really Are you Afraid of the Dark, meets, “oh, that’s where we had dinner.”

When: Offered until October
Where: 333 Banff Avenue, Banff, AB
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $32
Instagram: @banffcanmoreghostwalks


Up above the world so high, the Columbia Icefield Skywalk has finally opened for the sunny season. Experience a little bit of everything the Rockies have to offer from its wildlife, mountain views, cascading waterfalls and history all from 918-feet in the air.

When: Open until October 17th
Where: Icefields Pkwy, Improvement District No. 12
Cost: $25 +
Instagram: @pursuitbanffjasper


Banff is one of the most magical places on earth in the springtime and the best way to see it is from above. This June, let Banff’s view-heavy take you to new heights and totally change your point of view of the Rocky Mountains! Snap a few pics, indulge in an incredible dinner at their Sky Bistro and make a few memories on the way.

When: Open throughout May
Where: 100 Mountain Ave, Banff
Cost: $34 +
Instagram: @pursuitbanffjasper



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Adrenaline junkies! Are you ready to take the ride of a lifetime? This June, buckle into your life jacket and grip a paddle for dear life as you ride the wild Kanaskis rapids through the mountains with an experienced guide. It doesn’t get cooler than this!

When: Until September
Where: 109 – 829 10th Street, Banff
Time: 9 am
Cost: $110
Instagram: @whitewolfrafting


A Banff Adventures Grotto Tour is maybe the most unique (and also the most terrifying) way to experience Alberta’s Rockies. On this tour, you’ll embark on a one-of-a-kind, 4 to 6 km adventure through the caverns below Alberta’s Bow Valley and learn about our province’s natural history, so we hope you’re not claustrophobic!

When: Tours throughout June
Where:211 Bear Street – Banff, Alberta
Cost: $135 +
Instagram: @BanffAdventures

Well, there you have it, Alberta. 10 things to do in the mountains this June. Which ones will you hit this month?! Let us know in the comments!