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Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
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Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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+1 800-565-7547
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Peter, the owner of Icewalk.com was our fabulous/fun/informative guide for this unique adventure. His company was very easy to work with, especially as I had many questions due to some unique orthopedic issues. They also take safety and environmental issues very seriously. My husband and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

We signed up for the Ice Cubed Tour online before leaving on our trip. We arrived to the glacier on an unseasonably cold morning in August. I realize it's a glacier, but even the guides said it was unusually cold (2degC) They had water pants,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Erin Q
Reviewed 13 October 2018

We did the Afternoon Icewalk on Sept 17th. There had been quite a bit of fresh snow recently, so our walk was on a beautiful, white glacier. The weather ranged from snow blowing for a brief time to mostly cloudy and then partly sunny, all...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sue G
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Everyone at the icewalks was nice. Peter is funny and friendly. Our guide, Tamara, is very knowledgable and informative. I learnt a lot about the glacier from this. The 3 hours tour feels short for me. The walk wasn't tiring. I was there at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Popsicle8
Reviewed 5 October 2018

I originally wanted to book the 3hr Ice Cubed walk, but it was sold out. So we ended up on the 6hr Icewalk Deluxe. And I am so glad we did! The hike took us to the most interesting parts of the glacier, parts that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank meval13
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband & I booked this in advance & the only date available in our timeframe was the icewalk in the afternoon (3 hrs). I wanted to do the 5 hr one but it worked out just fine. The 3 hour trip takes you to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bnecke
Reviewed 3 October 2018

This was a wonderful way to experience the Athabasca Glacier. Our guide Kevin was awesome-he was knowledgeable, funny, and interesting. If you're reasonably fit, I highly recommend this over the crazy bus tour up to the glacier.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 1 October 2018

The glacier walk was the highlight of our trip. How often or accessible is it to walk on a glacier? This tour was purchased at the Visitor Information Center at Jasper National Park. My friend and I was warmly welcomed at our arrival at the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sugacazza
Reviewed 26 September 2018

The tour offers to lend hiking boots, spikes, waterproof pants and hats in you come unprepared! This was a stellar 3 hour guided hike where it gets super cold the further you get to the glacier. One amazing experience. See it before its gone!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank robby321
Reviewed 25 September 2018

This is the best way to see the glacier. Our guide Carly was amazing, enthusiastic & knowledgable. We had a group of 10. The walk itself is gentle and can be done by most people. We enjoyed every minute and every step. It’s not the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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12 July 2018|
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Response from Juan A | Reviewed this property |
Yes. We did our booking through the website and it worked just fine.
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18 December 2017|
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Response from xbox409 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could, but I would suggest you to get a tour guide unless you feel confident that you can deal with any kind of problem that might come up during the walk. Walking on ice is dangerous to say the least, you... More
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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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