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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 5 days ago

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

Thank Sue G
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Popsicle8
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank meval13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Bnecke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Nancy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank sugacazza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

Thank robby321
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Francesca B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this prior to leaving the UK, we met our guide in the parking lot at the base of the glacier where we were kitted out with thermal gear (we had our own) and cramp on’s, after a gentle climb you arrive at the toe...More

Thank AdeMSurrey
Reviewed 11 September 2018

An absolutely unique and awesome experience! Having never been on a glacier before, we wanted to really experience and treated ourselves to the 5-hour IceWalk Deluxe tour ($175CAD/pp). It was expensive, but definitely worth it!! One of the cooler things we did on the trip,...More

Thank Robin G
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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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