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Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Activities: Hiking, Picnicking

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One of the "must sees" in Jasper.

The coolest place to stop in Lady Cavell area is a kilometer or two before the main parking area. There is a wooded bridge crossing a small river or creek. It's this spot where... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

It is a bit of a drive up, and you may get car sick. It's worth it though so just take your gravol, zofran, Maxeran, ginger, or whatever and go! The mountain and glacier are absolutely phenomenal. There is a nice trail to walk along for the views; however, the lower portion was wiped out by part of the glacier... More 

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Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The coolest place to stop in Lady Cavell area is a kilometer or two before the main parking area. There is a wooded bridge crossing a small river or creek. It's this spot where most of the BEST PHOTOS have been taken of Mount Lady Cavell. I believe you take the first 10 or 15 minutes of the Tonquin Valley... More 

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Irondequoit, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I know that it is "off the path" a bit, but if you are going to travel to Jasper then you need to come here. The vistas and the icebergs were awesome! We did a nice couple hour walk and built some cairns with the hundreds of them that are already lining the trail and waters edge. It was very... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

You have to see it to believe it at the foot of this Glacier. Well worth the walk and taking a camera. Breathtaking and memorable. Take the short hike and see for yourself.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 via mobile

Although it was June, it was still, by my definition anyway, quite chilly, but then I am from Southern California. People were not chilly, however, and the scenery was spectacular!!!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This area is full of raw beauty and nature in all her glory! Loved the hiking and found the views spectacular. Canada has some of the most beautiful provincial and national parks in the world.

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Saratoga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Although we did this trip several years ago I still remember how beautiful it was to drive up to Mt Edith Clavell and experience the lake and mountains at sunset. In the summer this is quite late in the evening but it is really worth it. Just be sure to bring your bug spray. Our visit was prior to 2014... More 

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

If you are in or near Jasper it is worth following the windy road off the main highway just to get up to at least the foothills of this mountain. You can walk a good way up the mountain, and the views get better as you ascend. You can get great photo opportunities as well as views of the nearby... More 

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Irwin, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I went up in October and only hiked down to the lake. It was a stunning landscape. Much of the lake had a thin sheet of green ice on it and it was beautiful

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Loch, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Being sea level dwellers we were unsure how we would manage hiking at higher altitudes. The first stage to view Angel Glacier and Pond was easy along a well paved path surrounded by starkly beautiful scenery. Encouraged by this we walked part of the way to Cavell Meadows. At a boulder field we stopped as we had superb views across... More 

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