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Best seen from the viewpoint about 10 miles north of Hector Lake. The glacier runs along the ledge at the top of Crowfoot Mountain. It has three prongs ("claws") that go down the side of the mountain. Cool view.
We were able to stop the car and have a look at the glacier. Great to see it with some mixed cloud coming and going. we did not go on a tour or a hike, but viewed this spectacular sight from the roadside.
Conveniently situated between Lake Louise and Bow Lake, Crowfoot Glacier is something you should not miss even if you wanted to since it can be seen from far away and all you need to do is pull over right next to it and enjoy the...More
On a sunny day of early September, we stopped on a lookout from Icefields Parkway to view its majesty. Its a treat for anybody who never had the chance to climb a mountain and see a glacier. Not very far from Banff and Lake Louise,...More
Crowfoot Glacier is 20-miles NW of Lake Louise and is visible from the Icefields Parkway, which is where this photo was taken. This avoided the purchase of the Banff Park Pass. It lays on the flank of Crowfoot Mountain and it's run-off supplies the Bow...More
Travelling the Icefields Parkway in Alberta's Banff National Park you can either do a quick pull over on the side of the highway or buy the Banff Park Pass and take longer to view Crowfoot Glacier.
The glacier rises above the horizon with such detail...More