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Ice Walk

Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-565-7547
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Highly recommend the Icewalk Deluxe trip! With this trip you are able to better experience the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Matt A
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Loudonville, Ohio
Excellent and informative

We booked the ice walk in preference to the truck tour so we could get closer and spend more time... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
shaunsouthern
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oswestry, england
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Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cubes” (24 reviews)
“hour walk” (19 reviews)
“hiking boots” (21 reviews)
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Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 800-565-7547

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Highly recommend the Icewalk Deluxe trip! With this trip you are able to better experience the glacier and actually explore the first ice fall. Our guide, Mike, was entertaining, safety oriented, and made sure everyone in our group had a great time. They provide you...More

Thank Matt A
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We booked the ice walk in preference to the truck tour so we could get closer and spend more time on the ice and that exactly what we did. The whole tour, including making sure we had the correct equipment, took three hours and we...More

Thank shaunsouthern
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I said to myself I would NEVER waste my money on those cramped, touristy ice vehicles where you spend little time on the glacier and contribute to the destruction of ANY glacier!!!!! I was strongly debating between taking the Wilcox Pass trail and Parker Ridge...More

3  Thank Tigerman777
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our Icewalks tour was absolutely amazing, our guide Emilie super nice and ultimately knowledgeable as well! We've had a great time walking on, seeing into and learning about the glacier! Super interesting and just breathtaking! Can only recommend doing the tour!

1  Thank Christian G
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked the icewalk before going to Banff & jasper - and were not sure what to expect. An Amazing experience - walking on the glacier, drinking glacier water, checking glacier crevasses, ridges, glacier streams with incredible information and knowledge provided regularly by our guide...More

Thank Chaitanya S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

My wife and I were looking to get on the glacier, and I stumbled upon this business. We,decided to give it a shot as neither of us have never even seen a glacier, let alone walked on one. We were not disappointed. When we came...More

1  Thank ach709
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We booked in advance for a 4 hour walk on the glacier, and were provided with helpful information about what to wear, likely weather conditions and safety issues. On arrival we were given walking crampons, and warm kit and boots were available for those who...More

Thank stevefairman
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is an incredible way to experience one of the most pressing issues around climate change today. Along the hike, you'll see markers of just how far the Athabasca Glacier has receded. Graham, our guide, expertly walked us across the glacier with crampons, showing us...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We did the 6 hour ice walk deluxe tour and were so glad we did. Our guide, Jess, was fantastic, great fun and very knowledgeable. The day would be incredible just to see the glacier but she really made it for us with her knowledge...More

Thank Rosief18
Reviewed 21 September 2017

This was our 2nd glacier walk (the 1st was in Alaska). We took the Icewalk Deluxe tour which took about 5-6 hours. The meeting point is at the base of the Athabasca Glacier, where the guides meet the customers and have them sign a total...More

1  Thank wisniak
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Margaret C
4 September 2017|
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Response from shutterbug1976 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't purchase tickets for the tour. I stopped and hiked in the area with my son. I would've stayed longer but I wasn't dressed appropriately. You'll need to layer, knit cap, and a coat to stay warm. It was misting and... More
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David R
10 August 2017|
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Response from M H | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Jasper for the 10am, 3.5 hour Ice Cube walk. They did start on time. Besides the short walk from the parking lot, you are on the glacier the whole time. Not sure how you would work it in with the snow coach.
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bardrichard
13 July 2017|
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Response from RPGinDC | Reviewed this property |
I agree, we loved it. In terms of parking, the parking lot was empty when we arrived for the morning walk but was full when we returned. I suspect that spots will open up as most people do not spend much time in that parking... More
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