Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos in Canada - Glaciers

Cavell Meadows / Glacier Loop Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainGlaciersDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceAlberta, Jasper NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)8Height gain (m)400Route findingEasy
RouteCavell Road end - Cavell Pond - Cavell Meadows - Cavell Road end
NotesThis walk provides an excellent chance to get up near the spectcular white glaciers tumbling down from the high Rockies. Cavell Pond has icebergs calved off from the Cavell Glacier while house-sized chunks of the Angel Glacier often crash down the cliffsides below.
Path leading to Cavell Pond and Cavell Glacier, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP539

Icebergs in Cavell Pond and Angel Glacier above, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP542

Icebergs in Cavell Pond and terminal face of Cavell Glacier, Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP543

Angel Glacier from Cavell Meadows (Ascent Trail), Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP544

Angel Glacier from Cavell Meadows (Descent Trail) and Sorrow Peak (3020), Path of the Glacier Loop Trail (T), Jasper NP, Alberta, Canada, 3-Sep-03, AP545

   
Iceline Trail Hiking Walking Trekking Bushwalking Tramping Photos
Days1TerrainRockies, GlaciersDateEarly Sep
Region/PlaceBritish Columbia, Yoho NPCountryCanada  
Dist (kms)13Height gain (m)500Route findingEasy
NotesOne of the classic walks of the area leading up above the treeline, high above the deep Yoho Valley, for close-up views of the Emerald Glacier and to the high Takakkaw Falls across the valley. A return walk from the Whisky Jack Hostel to the Emerald Glacier makes a good full half-day walk.
Yoho River below Takakkaw Falls with Yoho Valley leading to S, Cathedral Mtn (3181) (R), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP513

Bridge over Yoho River and Takakkaw Falls , Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP511

Path leading up from Whisky Jack Hostel to Iceline Junction, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP514

Stream flowing from Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP516

Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP517

Lake beloe Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP518

Yoho Glacier at head of Yoho Valley from nr Emerald Glacier, Iceline Trail (T), Yoho NP, British Columbia, Canada, 1-Sep-03, AP519