Guided Glacier Hike on The Athabasca with IceWalks

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  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 3 hr

This will be the highlight of your trip through the Icefields Parkway! A great way to explore a glacier. The Athabasca Glacier is easily accessible and the tours are suitable for most people. Great value for families, we supply all the gear required to comfortably explore the glacier. IceWalks' guides are ACMG certified. Your friendly and informative guide will explain the natural history of the area and show you the many ice formations on the glacier.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: IceWalks

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Stop At: Athabasca Glacier

IceWalks' ACMG certified guides will meet you in the Columbia Icefield Discovery Centre parking lot and gear you up for an unforgettable 3 hour interpretive glacier adventure. You will be shuttled a short distance to the trailhead. This 5 km roundtrip walking tour will take you onto the Athabasca Glacier and into the incredible landscape that is the Canadian Rockies. You will learn the rich history of the glacier and you will have spectacular views of the glaciated mountains. You will learn about and explore the many incredible ice formations on the glacier, which include: crevasses, mill wells (waterfalls into the depths of the ice), meltwater streams, and icefalls (from a safe distance). This will be the highlight of your trip on the Icefields Parkway. The pictures you take will capture the memories of a lifetime. No technical climbing experience required! Our tours are easy walking, suitable for young children and seniors alike.

Duration: 3 hour
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