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Glacier Walking Nature & Wildlife

Discover the Athabasca Glacier, part of the largest icefield in the Canadian Rockies. 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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Jasper Explorer

Explore the best of Jasper National Park with the Jasper Explorer package. Includes admission to the world-famous Maligne Lake Cruise, and iconic Glacier Adventure (with Glacier Skywalk). Save up to 20% when you book in advance! Advanced Booking is 48 hrs+ before arrival. Some restrictions apply, see website for details.

Expires: 2017-10-15
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Columbia Icefields Tour

This is an incredible opportunity to experience this famous highway and explore the Athabasca Glacier. Travel from Jasper to the Columbia Icefield and back with numerous sightseeing stops along the way. Admission to the Glacier Adventure and Glacier SkyWalk included. Offered Mondays and Thursdays.

Expires: 2017-09-30
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Jasper to Lake Louise and Banff Tour

With an emphasis on small personalized group sizes, this daily one-way sightseeing excursion includes all the famous stops between Jasper, Lake Louise and Banff. Picnic lunch and admission to Glacier Adventure and Glacier Skywalk also included. This tour is also offered in the reverse direction.

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Backcountry Skiing / Wapta Ski Traverse

Banff, Alberta

Join Powder Guides on the famous Wapta Traverse, the ultimate hut to hut ski tour in the Canadian Rockies. The Wapta Icefields spread for many miles north along the continental divide from the Lake Louise area. With vast glaciers, easy peaks and a well placed hut system, the area is perfect for a great ski traverse. Join us today!

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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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Aster Mountain Adventures

Canmore, Alberta

We are a small tour company offering guided hiking, backpacking, climbing and backcountry skiing adventures in the Canadian Rockies. Contact us to arrange a tour customized to your preferences. We also offer scheduled interpretive hikes on 'Glaciers and Climate Change'. These hikes are offered at two locations - Wilcox Pass, near the Columbia Icefields and the Iceline Trail. Learn all about how glaciers have shaped our landscape in the past and at present, and what the future holds for glaciers in the Canadian Rockies.

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