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Ice Walk

Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Great Ice Walk

Did Sundog Tours of Maligne Canyon this morning with Alicia. She was great, good knowledge of the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
DougieJen
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Chinchilla, Australia
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Awesome experience, awesome guide

This was my first glacier experience, and a definite highlight of my week-long adventure in the... read more

Reviewed 17 March 2018
JaimeMC71
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Athens, Georgia
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Guided interpretive hikes on the Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefield, since 1985.
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour walk” (19 reviews)
“hour tour” (13 reviews)
“hiking boots” (21 reviews)
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Columbia Icefield, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Did Sundog Tours of Maligne Canyon this morning with Alicia. She was great, good knowledge of the area and was very safety conscious as we had a group of varying ages and capacities. Alicia new the drier tracks to the canyon so we weren’t puddling...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was my first glacier experience, and a definite highlight of my week-long adventure in the Canadian Rockies. I had a pretty jam-packed itinerary, so I only did a 3-hour afternoon icewalk, but I'm sure the longer deluxe tour would have been well worth doing...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Arranged this a few months in advance. Did the deluxe Icewalk, a 6 mile round trip hike up the Glacier. We ate lunch (not provided) at the top. This hike was very cool, literally and figuratively. Dress warmly, ie winter gear, you are on a...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

We took the Icewalk Deluxe guided tour during a week long Banff/Jasper trip and this was hands down the most unique activity we did while there. Our guide, Corin, was very friendly and made sure that everyone was enjoying their hike up the glacier. I...More

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Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

I booked this adventure through Discover Banff. They provided transportation from my hotel, ice cleats for my shoes, and a terrific guide, Ali. The walk was treacherous, and scary at times, but well worth it for the scenery. It's not for people with physical limitations,...More

1  Thank Marie T
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JasperIceman, Owner at Ice Walk, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

Hi Marie, Glad you enjoyed your trip into Johnson Canyon. Next time you are in the Canadian Rockies, be sure to visit us at the Athabasca Glacier (what this listing describes). That's the original Ice Walk! Cheers, The Iceman

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Highly recommend the Icewalk Deluxe trip! With this trip you are able to better experience the glacier and actually explore the first ice fall. Our guide, Mike, was entertaining, safety oriented, and made sure everyone in our group had a great time. They provide you...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

We booked the ice walk in preference to the truck tour so we could get closer and spend more time on the ice and that exactly what we did. The whole tour, including making sure we had the correct equipment, took three hours and we...More

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Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

I said to myself I would NEVER waste my money on those cramped, touristy ice vehicles where you spend little time on the glacier and contribute to the destruction of ANY glacier!!!!! I was strongly debating between taking the Wilcox Pass trail and Parker Ridge...More

13  Thank Tigerman777
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Our Icewalks tour was absolutely amazing, our guide Emilie super nice and ultimately knowledgeable as well! We've had a great time walking on, seeing into and learning about the glacier! Super interesting and just breathtaking! Can only recommend doing the tour!

1  Thank Christian G
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We booked the icewalk before going to Banff & jasper - and were not sure what to expect. An Amazing experience - walking on the glacier, drinking glacier water, checking glacier crevasses, ridges, glacier streams with incredible information and knowledge provided regularly by our guide...More

1  Thank Chaitanya S
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연주 유
18 December 2017|
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Response from xbox409 | Reviewed this property |
I am sure you could, but I would suggest you to get a tour guide unless you feel confident that you can deal with any kind of problem that might come up during the walk. Walking on ice is dangerous to say the least, you... More
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Margaret C
4 September 2017|
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Response from shutterbug1976 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't purchase tickets for the tour. I stopped and hiked in the area with my son. I would've stayed longer but I wasn't dressed appropriately. You'll need to layer, knit cap, and a coat to stay warm. It was misting and... More
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David R
10 August 2017|
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Response from M H | Reviewed this property |
We drove from Jasper for the 10am, 3.5 hour Ice Cube walk. They did start on time. Besides the short walk from the parking lot, you are on the glacier the whole time. Not sure how you would work it in with the snow coach.
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