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Glacier Walking Nature & Wildlife

Discover the Athabasca Glacier, part of the largest icefield in North America. The Columbia Icefield was formed around 10,000 years ago when most of western Canada was cloaked in ice. It spans 325 sq km (125 sq mi) and reaches a depth of 360 m (1,180 ft). Hop on an Ice Explorer bus with giant rubber wheels that takes you right up onto the glacier or go up on foot on a three-hour guided ice walk. Combine the tour with a stroll along a cliff-edge walkway at the nearby Glacier Skywalk and step out onto a glass observation platform suspended 280 m (919 ft) above the Sunwapta Valley.

9 Amazing Things to Do in Jasper

Sara Hamil Tourism Jasper

In Jasper, there’s no such thing as tourists. People who venture to Jasper are adventurers and explorers - novices and experts. Here are nine amazing things to do in Jasper National Park.

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Spectacular Rockies

Marvel at the beauty of the glaciers, lakes and forest of the spectacular Canadian Rockies.

Expires: 2017-09-01
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Rockies Odyssey and Alaska Cruise

Embark on a 22 day odyssey exploring the beautiful Canadian Rockies in style and enjoy a luxury cruise through the Inside Passage in Alaska for 7 nights.

Expires: 2017-09-30
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Lakes & Lodges Self-Drive

Spend a night at Lac Le Jeune, a stunning wilderness area where fish jump from the glassy surface of the lake before continuing to the charming mountain town of Jasper and through Yoho National Park to the majestic Emerald Lake.

Expires: 2017-09-25
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Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure

Lake Louise, Alberta
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The Columbia Icefield Glacier Adventure™ reveals the most unique attraction in the Canadian Rockies. Massive Brewster Ice Explorers, specially designed for glacial travel, take passengers on a remarkable excursion onto the surface of the Athabasca Glacier.

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Glacier Adventure

Jasper, Alberta
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Every corner of the world has its must-see attraction… in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, it’s the Athabasca Glacier. The Glacier Adventure tour uses massive Brewster Ice Explorers specifically designed for glacial travel to take passengers on a remarkable, interpretive excursion up onto the surface of the ancient glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield, the largest of its kind in the Canadian Rockies.

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