Tag: Jasper

On the Road to Jasper

Thursday, August 18, 2005 – This morning we headed south back down to see the Athabasca Glacier, an accessible part of the Columbia Icefield. The massive icefield rests over almost 195 square miles and ranges from 325 to 1200 feet deep in some places. It feeds eight glaciers, […]

Driving the Icefields Parkway

Wednesday, August 17, 2005 – This morning after breakfast, we headed north on the Icefields Parkway towards Jasper National Park. The Icefields Parkway (Highway 93) runs 140 miles northwest to Jasper mostly parallel to the Continental Divide. It was completed in 1940. After leaving Lake Louise, we headed […]