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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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Easy Escapes: Alberta, Canada

Tracey Nightingale Marie Claire

Looking for an exhilarating holiday driving through epic landscapes? Then head for the Canadian Rockies, says Tracey Nightingale.

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Glacier walking on the Columbia Icefield

Rocky Mountaineer is a Shutterbug's dream ride

Katherine Lawrey Travel Trade Gazette

The Rocky Mountaineer is one of Canada’s most iconic travel experiences. Katherine Lawrey merges the train ride with a city break in Vancouver and two treasures in the Rockies, Jasper and Banff.

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Holiday Packages

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Discover Alberta

A showcase of the variety offered by Alberta; Edmonton, home of the largest shopping mall in North America, Jasper and Banff, in the heart of the awesome Rocky Mountains,

Expires: 2017-04-30
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Hiking the Rockies

Escape the main tourist trails as you explore the beautiful Rockies on foot with an experienced guide.

Expires: 2017-06-30
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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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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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