Guided Glacier Hike on The Athabasca with IceWalks
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
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At:
Athabasca Glacier, 127 km north of Lake Louise 103 km south of Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta Canada
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 hours
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"We monitor and follow all recommendations from Alberta Health Services. Currently Alberta has no health restrictions in place."
Duration: 3 Hours
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.