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Athabasca Glacier Icewalk - Icefields ParkwayCourse List


Join Master Interpreter Peter Lemieux for a walk ontop of the Athabasca Glacier This is the Athabasca Glacier Icewalk Deluxe program, Tuesday, August 10, 2021 @ 09:00 Meet at the Athabasca Glacier Parking Lot (nearest the glacier) This interpretive hike onto the Athabasca will help you discover the world of glacier ice. Peter Lemieux has been walking the glacier since the ice formed there at the start of the Holocene. He'd love to share a few secrets (about the ice, that is) with you on this five-hour hike to the lower icefalls. Easy walking. Bring a lunch, warm clothes and chocolate.

Price: $69.00 + gst / Member Price: $49.00 + gst



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Athabasca Glacier Icewalk - This interpretive hike onto the Athabasca will help you discover the world of glacier ice. Peter Lemieux has been walking the glacier since the ice formed there at the start of the Holocene. He'd love to share a few secrets (about the ice, that is) with you on this five-hour hike to the lower icefalls.

Type of Program: Easy walking.

Date: Tuesday, August 10, 2021

Price: Members $49; Non-Members $69 (this is greatly reduced for the IGA)

Time: 9:00 am

Meeting Location: Meet your guide at the Athabasca Glacier Parking Lot (nearest the glacier)  

What you will need to join: Your own transportation to and from the glacier, lunch/snacks, warm clothes (bring layers - the tour runs rain or shine and it can be really cold on the glacier), rain gear, camera (highly recommended), comfortable walking/hiking shoes, sunscreen, sunglasses, a backpack to carry all your gear.

What will be provided: ice cleats for walking on the glacier.

Cancellation/Refund Policy: Please note our cancellation/refund policy before you book to ensure you are making the right decision for you. We are working with a third-party provider for this program and as a result, we cannot defer your fees to another date and if you do not cancel within the required time frame, we will not be able to refund your fees paid. Please read here for more information: cancellation/refund policy