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Ice Walk

Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-565-7547
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Hike up a Glacier

It was a unique experience to hike up the glacier with a guide. It was cold and difficult but you... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Miami, Florida
The only way of enjoying the glacier

If you wanna see and experience the glacier, DON'T take the buses! Instead do the icewalk tour. I... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Munich, Germany
via mobile
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Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good11%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“ice cubes” (19 reviews)
“hour tour” (11 reviews)
“hiking boots” (18 reviews)
Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
+1 800-565-7547

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Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a unique experience to hike up the glacier with a guide. It was cold and difficult but you are rewarded with a unique experience. You and a small group are alone in a frozen landscape. It's better than being off-load from a specialized...More

Thank dv83
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you wanna see and experience the glacier, DON'T take the buses! Instead do the icewalk tour. I booked the 5-6 hrs tour and it was amazing! I've got so much to see and learn about it by our very informative and relaxed tour guide...More

Thank eurybya
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Thanks to the great guide and owner Peter we had an amazing time during our 4 hour walk on the glacier. He showed and taught us a lot about the glacier and created a nice atmosphere. He was also accompanied by his cute dog George...More

Thank Mira_Ger
Reviewed 5 days ago

Had an awesome Ice walk with Jen and Snowpatch! (her super cute husky) She was a very informative and friendly tour guide, saw some great views and mil wells along the way. Would definitely recommend to anyone who hadn't walked on a glacier before to...More

Thank alisi0n
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this tour. We hiked on a glacier...who does that? Our guide was wonderful and very knowledgeable. I am 46 and could lose a few pounds. I found the hike to be strenuous, mostly because of the altitude, but doable. Well worth the cost.

1  Thank Paula G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a trip where most of our activities were DIY (hiking, canoeing etc) this was one of the few things we booked in advanced / that was guided. And it was worth it all. I'm so glad we did it. It was definitely one of...More

1  Thank kmoney4
Reviewed 18 February 2017

We did the 3 hour Glacier Ice Walk - It takes about 1 1/2 hours to drive from Lake Louise. Tours begin at the base of the Glacier in the car park. There the guides go though your clothing and shoes and provide you with...More

2  Thank JessMTATravel
Reviewed 19 December 2016

as other reviewers have said its a wonderful experience. made so by the wonderful guide who knows to stop several times to inform us of the geology and scientific facts of glaciers so we can catch our breath. went 1st wk sept put on our...More

2  Thank gerwen-8
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

This was akin to something out of the movies. We were made to feel like northern ice mountaineers out on expedition. Our wonderful guide took us on a three hour trek up the Athabasca Glacier- something you can only do with an experienced guide and...More

2  Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My husband, 12 year old son and myself did the 3 hour walk and it was an amazing experience. Even though it was cold, rainy and foggy at times it was an incredible 3 hours. They supplied wet weather gear and spikes to slip on...More

1  Thank beckoz
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Mary L
where should we stay for a 10am walk in late sept? in Jasper? thank you.
21 January 2017|
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Response from JasperIceman | Property representative |
You could stay in Jasper if you are up that way (it's about 1.25 hours drive from there to the icefield), or if you prefer you might consider staying at the Glacier View Inn, just across from the glacier where we meet. Nice... More