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Address: Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-565-7547
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Description: Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia...
Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
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Unique Glacial Experience

We have traveled to the Columbia Icefields multiple times and always took the Snocoach for an up close and personal tour of the icefields. Looking for something different, we... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Detroit, Michigan

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

we did this with our seven year old and the guide was great and kept her well entertained and educated through the trip. definitely recommend it.

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Detroit, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

We have traveled to the Columbia Icefields multiple times and always took the Snocoach for an up close and personal tour of the icefields. Looking for something different, we booked a tour with Peter Lemieux's Icewalk on the Athabasca Glacier. Now that is an up close and personal tour of the glacier. Our guide, Emily, was very well versed -... More 

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Mole Creek, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

Well not quite freezing, about 7 degrees actually on the day we went. Informative narration from the driver, though actual walk on the glacier was nothing special. Limited by liability to walking on the area already cleared for bus parking. Was able get actual glacier water to drink.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

This guided walk on the glacier was the highlight of our trip to the Rocky Mountains. The guide (Bernard) was very informative, we spent just over 3 hours on the glacier which was the perfect amount of time to really take in the beauty of it all. Seeing the photos do not do it justice and you really cannot comprehend... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is one of my highlight during my 8 days Canadian Rockies trip. The tour guide is very knowledgeable and the hike is not overbearing. You will have plenty of time to take picture and rest. This is one of a life time experience and I am so glad i did it!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

A fascinating three hour hike with the inspiring, entertaining and incredibly knowledgable Sabine. We were well kitted out and excellently guided across the ice learning along the way whilst dazzled by the glacier, learning its secrets and exploring its nooks and crevasses. So much more rewarding than taking the bus!

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Sonoma, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

We awoke to a unexpected snow storm the morning of our hike and upon approval were given the option to refund our money if we chose not to go. But so glad we heeded their encouragement and did the walk in snow. Got outfitted in layers of clothing, gloves and crap ons and away we went. Ian was a great... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Our day started off badly. After leaving Jasper in PLENTY of time to be early for our tour, we sat at a road closure due to construction for over an hour. We had no hopes of making the tour. OUR DAY TURNED AROUND QUICKLY when we arrived at the meeting point and Sabina ran up to the car window to... More 

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Wow!!! What a great experience!! We booked the ice cubed 3hr glacier trek in the first week of Sept and were lucky enough to have hit the snow storm & -6 C temps!!! We almost cancelled, but thank goodness we didn't. As you can see from our pictures, the visibility was low, but we still had a great time!! They... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We had the ice walk booked for a day in June. We were driving from Edmonton that morning and ran into some car trouble. We got the the glacier about 10 mins late. We did our own view of the glacier and got up there just after the group had gone past where you're allowed to walk on your own.... More 

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JasperIceman, Owner at Ice Walk, responded to this review

Wow, Elevenpurpe, That's pretty bad isn't it! Unfortunately, coming across your review tonight was the very first that I had heard of your situation. But let me first say that we will certainly get you your choice of a refund or a walk some other time. (Why don't we say both the above... And it will be on us. I... More 

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Address: Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
Phone Number: +1 800-565-7547
Location: Canada  >  Alberta  >  Canadian Rockies  >  Jasper National Park

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