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Mt. Edith Cavell

Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Mountains, Geologic Formations
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking
Traveler Description: Mt. Edith Cavell is a major peak in the Rockies near Jasper. Accessibl... Hwy 93A, the Mt. Edith Cavell Road leads to many popular hiking routes... more »
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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

About 80% of hikers appear to only go to the base of the Angel glacier and lake below. Amazing view and great pictures. It's a quick 10-15 minute walk there. But the real beauty is to the meadow above. It's a 10 KM hike and intermediate difficulty, but the views are stunning and you might see a black bear like... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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78 reviews 78 reviews
66 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Located in Jasper National Park, this area affords viewing of some unique flowers, fauna, and rock formations, A worthwhile place to stop, and walk about.

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Church Point, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Beautiful natural hike and detailed description of the mountains/attraction. Pathway very narrow and unsteady at times, steep as well, going up or down, not for the faint at heart. Beautiful natural attraction otherwise.

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Cheshire
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157 reviews 157 reviews
70 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I have to say that this was probably the best day of out entire Canadian adventure and that is saying something. Arriving at what is a very understated car park you look up at the mountain (with a glimpse of the glacier) and you think well its nothing more special that most of the other mountains I have seen so... More

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Norcross, Georgia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
28 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The drive which turns off of Route 93A south of Jasper, AB, is not for the faint of heart! It is a twisty mountain road, but the destination is worth it. Mt. Edith Cavell is one of the most scenic spots around Jasper. The trails are fairly easy, but you should try to get there early in the day as... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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167 reviews 167 reviews
59 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We were visiting that place at the beginning of July. Unfortunately long hiking trail was still closed due to the ice and snow. We went shorter path and it was also amazing. We went to the glacier lake. You can find there huge ice rocks on the shore. Amazing photo opportunity. A must visit place. Free car park.

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Wellingborough
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41 reviews 41 reviews
29 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Great Glacier, continually melting as you watch, icefield with bergs belo. Area being re-established and pathways mproved since other glacier broke up. Good information boards and several trails for more experienced to follow.

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Steeple Bumpstead, Essex, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

This is a really surprising venue. After driving up the mountain road (very safe) from the main highway, nothing prepares you for the scene at the end of the short footpath from the car park. The glacier hovering above the turquoise lake is incredible. If you are visiting Jasper be sure to visit Mount Edith Cavell.

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Bangkok
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Just One of many Rocky Mountain Jasper National Park spectacular views. Something one needs to take a moment to take it it all in whether as a drive by or a stop and view.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is an absolute must when in Jasper. The views, the lake, the glacier are all amazing sites. Its quite popular so go early or late if you want to avoid a lot of people. The road up is winding and long but if you stop to take in the views and go down to the lake it is well... More

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