We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“great views”
Review of Mt. Edith Cavell

Mt. Edith Cavell
Book In Advance
More Info
$116.82*
and up
Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper
Certificate of Excellence
Attraction details
Reviewed September 8, 2013

Be sure to go here! It was a great side trip, great views on the climb to the glacier.The Mt. Cavell road was also very scenic.

Thank ldharding
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review
Reviews (532)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

320 - 324 of 532 reviews

Reviewed September 2, 2013

First part of the easy hike to Angel Glacier is easy and you do get to see part of a glacier not too far from the viewpoint. 2nd part where you ascend to the 360 view is strenuous but achievable. I went in rainy weather which hampered some of the enjoyment. Wait for a sunny day to tackle this one. It is worth it once you get to the top. Bring plenty of water.

Thank chaimlit
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 30, 2013

It was a perfect day when we visited Mt. Edith Cavell. As you travel up the mountain road there are a lot of curves and switchbacks. We saw a car that had run off the edge of the road and a tow truck had to pull it back on the road so be careful on the curves. As you travel up the mountain you get some beautiful views. The road ends in a large parking lot that has a trail leading to a viewpoint. It takes only ten or fifteen minutes to get to the place where there is a wonderful view of the mountain and the Angel Glacier. A great place for pictures and we took a lot. As we left the viewing area we saw a small dusty trail that headed up a very rocky hill, winding around to the top of the hill. We took the trail which was the one that goes to Cavell Meadows. After about thirty minutes we came to a place where there was s slight fork in the trail with the right trail headed to a large ridge of small to medium boulders. We climbed the fifteen feet or so to where we were sitting on the rock pile overlooking the Angel Glacier and the small lake with ice bergs at the bottom of the glacier. We had lunch sitting on the rock pile ridge and got some beautiful pictures of the glacier and lake. We left feeling we had rested and lunched at a place we would remember for a long time. We then headed back down the winding trail to the main trail and the parking lot. A wonderful time in a most beautiful place and as we look back over our pictures, we wish we could go back next week. Go and enjoy Mt. Edith Cavell and the Angel Glacier.

3  Thank T-Fox5
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 28, 2013

Edith Cavell has one of the best mountain views in Canadian Rockies. The trails around it are not hard and it is worth trying that of Angel glacier. The drive also has several hairpins, which needs some caution in driving.

1  Thank TheGlacierist
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Reviewed August 28, 2013

This side trip was a spontaneous jerk of the wheel as we traveled along Hwy 93A. The hike up was doable for my 78 year old mother and we were rewarded with watching the glacier calving. Truly a site to behold.

Thank wannarun0325
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Mt. Edith Cavell also viewed

Jasper, Jasper National Park
Jasper, Jasper National Park
 
Jasper, Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park, Canadian Rockies
 

Been to Mt. Edith Cavell? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing