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Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

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A 'must see'

Angel Glacier is simply incredible,a must see whilst in Jasper. About a 20/30 minute drive from Jasper . We did the short hike to the first viewpoint..amazing view ,but then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Angel Glacier is simply incredible,a must see whilst in Jasper. About a 20/30 minute drive from Jasper . We did the short hike to the first viewpoint..amazing view ,but then decided to hike to Edith Cavell Meadows(an easy to moderate 1hr hike)..unbelievably beautiful as the wildflowers we're in bloom. Incredible views no matter which way you look. Don't hike down... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is one of the most worth while day hikes in jasper. Mount Edith Cavell, the tallest mountain in jasper national park at 3363m. The cavell meadow hike is my favorite but any time spent up here is time well spent none the less. On warm days keep your eyes open for avalanches crashing down Edith Cavell's steep faces

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

You can see this from a low level viewpoint, or you can take the higher trail. We did both. if you've got the time and energy it is well worthwhile going up the track to see it from higher ground. It is really worth the effort, especially if you are lucky enough to see it on a clear day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Absolutely breathtaking! Especially when you come close to the glacier pond with huge ice chunks in it. The scenery and energy around it is impossible to describe in words. You have to experience it yourself to understand. Is a must to see, cant recommend it enough. Magical place!

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Naperville, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

It was an amazing place. We took the meadow trail and got a really great view of the Glacier. Be sure to go on a sunny day!

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Its on Mt Edith Cavell, its my favourite glacier in the park. I have been photographing for over 30 years. It has and is slowly disappearing but remains one of the most iconic Glacier in the park. Best viewing point is from the Edith Cavell Meadows. Serious hike but wow does it show off the Glacier from an eye level... More 

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Atlanta, GA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We took a short hike from the parking lot to the face of Mt Edith Cavell which holds Angel Glacier with it s 2 wings and a body. Well worth the hike. We did not have time to take the 45 minute Meadows hike which would have given us a more full view of the glacier

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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

If you hike the short trail to the viewing area of Angel Glacier it's a hike that anyone can take and enjoy. If want a bit more of a challenge take the trail that goes off to the left to Edith Cavell meadows. It traverses the rock pile and forest that continues to go up to some just fantastic nature... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Hardly an Angel Glacier anymore. Very little left so not that impressive anymore. I hadn't been in 30 years. Wanted to show the family but definitely not impressive now.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

After a gorgeous roadtrip up the mountain you arrive here. Put on your hiking boots because you are in for a small climb up the mountain to see the impressive glacier.

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Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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