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Amazing view of Athabasca Glacier and Big Horn sheep

This was our last hike before leaving Jasper and although a bit difficult because of the incline... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2018
Davie, Florida
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Great short hike

Absolutely loved this short hike. It gains about 330m from the car park to the pass, but stunning... read more

Reviewed October 6, 2018
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Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

This was our last hike before leaving Jasper and although a bit difficult because of the incline, it is worth the effort. We reached the red chairs and kept going to the summit. The vegetation is beautiful, the views are amazing. Jasper is a fantastic...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Weesethree
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Absolutely loved this short hike. It gains about 330m from the car park to the pass, but stunning once you come out of the trees and on up to the pass itself.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Cloudhouse
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Best hike of our trip. Amazing view of the mountains and glaciers, very quiet and to top it off three bighorn sheep very close by. Highly recommended and easily doable with good condition. Can be cold up there though!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank JasperK676
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

What I loved about this hike is you didn’t have to hike far before you see great views of the Columbia Icefields. First stop the Red Chairs. Pretty cool! Keep going all the way out to the end and you get spectacular views of about...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Debra K
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Great hike with incredible views. This was so memorable. I highly recommend this unique mountain trek.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank madeline t
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

This hike came highly recommended by the locals and I can see why! We only had time to hike to the red chairs, but even that was awesome. For the novice hiker, the trail makes you work a bit but even my husband and I...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank KarynM869
Reviewed July 4, 2018

It's a different view of the Icefields. The road less traveled. Not for those with agoraphobia. … and YET, I hiked it. Towards the end of the hike, I could not look over. And yet I hiked on with my family. The view was out...More

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank meic01
Reviewed June 20, 2018

As our guide book said; "If you only have time for one walk, do the Wilcox Pass". Fairly unique amongst Rocky Mtn. walks; you are up above the tree-line very quickly and enjoying views which, somehow, continue to get better and better with each step....More

Date of experience: June 2018
6  Thank chris p
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Beautiful hike! A little uneven and a few areas pretty steep but manageable. We saw a heard of bighorn sheep past the red chairs view. Highly recommend going further than the red chairs there is a beautiful meadow and amazing views for a little more...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank allisonakd
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Breathtaking views all the way up and all the way down. So amazing that what you see doesn’t even see real. Hiking shoes needed for sure. Bring a jacket. It’s quite windy near the top. Fantastic!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from 585RalphK | Reviewed this property |
Hi again,spending two hours on this trail is still well worth it you will get high enough in one hour to have an awsome view,that's what my answer said its up and back so you can judge your time avalable ,I just think it's... More