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Ice Walk

Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-565-7547
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Best. Hike. Ever. SKIP THE BUS.

We had a gentleman named "Corin" (maybe Coryn?) hike us out for a full day on the glacier. It was... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Suydam
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East Grand Rapids, MI
Fantastic experience, book early!

We, a family with two teenagers did the 10 am Ice Cubed walk at the beginning of July. Our guide... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ave T
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Oslo, Norway
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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” (23 reviews)
“hour walk” (18 reviews)
“hour tour” (13 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 5 days ago

We had a gentleman named "Corin" (maybe Coryn?) hike us out for a full day on the glacier. It was incredible and his guidance really made it worth the time and money we spent to take this hike. This was the best hike we did...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

We, a family with two teenagers did the 10 am Ice Cubed walk at the beginning of July. Our guide was knowledgeable and we learned a lot about glaciers. Groups are small enough; everyone who wants can ask questions and chat with the guide during...More

Thank Ave T
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a very informative walk and fantastic value. Our guide, Graham, was so knowledgeable and really enhanced the whole experience. Strong fitness levels are not required for the 5k walk, just some good boots, a warm jacket and a bit of willing. Once you're...More

Thank newoln
Reviewed 1 week ago

So happy we found this company and this tour. They are independent and not offered through the normal operator that buses you out to the glacier. Don't waste your time or money with the bus tour. The buses are actually making the glacier dirty from...More

Thank Gary Z
Reviewed 1 week ago

This hike hands down is the way to see the galcier - don't do the bus! We were a family group of 10 ranging in ages from 13 to 53 of varying athletic ability and this walk was just right for all of us. Our...More

Thank Karri L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our family of four did the three hour Icewalk with Kubar and had a really wonderful time. There is simply no better way to experience the glacier than to actually walk on it. The walk was easy with the crampon provided which slipped easily over...More

Thank tingykao
Reviewed 1 week ago

Winter coats in summer while trying to do a slow moon walk in the thick slippery icefield. The mountains still with snow is like winter frost or icicyles.Snow princess in the field with lots of gentle hands from the designated knight to prevent me from...More

Thank ManopelloVolto2013
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the morning 3 hour hike with Kuba who did an excellent job! To actually walk on the glacier, crossing over crevices, drinking glacier water was awesome. The views- spectacular! The company will provide extra hats, gloves, boots too if in need.

Thank M H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the three hour hike and it was definitely a highlight of our Canadian Rockies trip! An amazing experience! Pack some warm clothes, hat and gloves, if you can! I think the longer hike would be even better! Filling my water bottle, the Viking...More

Thank lisasay123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the 10am, 3 hour walk (2 adults, 2 teenagers boys) and it was fantastic. Cannot recommend enough, our guide, Graham, was brilliant - knowledgeable and experienced, he put the group at ease and helped where necessary. Crampons were supplied and made the walking...More

Thank Julie H
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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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