Archive for April, 2011

Columbia Icefields to Jasper – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – Mountain goats, bighorn sheep, elk, mountain caribou and other large mammals are among the highlights of this stage, your final leg of a truly unforgettable journey. Along the way, you’ll pass the cascading Tangle Falls, Sunwapta Falls and Athabasca Falls, the towering pinnacle of Mt. Kitchener, the fascinating Kerkeslin […]

Columbia Icefields – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – Few of the world’s travel destinations can compare with the Columbia Icefields, where you can step onto ice formed millennia ago. For safety reasons, you do not want to venture onto a glacier alone, which is why a variety of tour choices await you at these magnificent icefields. Creep […]

Saskatchewan Crossing to Columbia Icefields – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – The mighty North Saskatchewan River meets with two other rivers, the Howse and the Mistaya, at Saskatchewan River Crossing. The North Saskatchewan is one of Canada’s outstanding heritage rivers. Rising in the Rockies and emptying into Lake Winnipeg, its extensive corridor provided a major east-west link across Canada, facilitating exploration, […]

Peyto Lake to Saskatchewan Crossing – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – Dropping down from Bow Summit to the sub-alpine forest along the Mistaya River, you continue descending to the basin of the Saskatchewan River. Highlights include Snowbird Glacier, Waterfowl Lakes, the massive Mount Cephren (known as “The Black Pyramid”), frequent sightings of moose and black bears, and the historic Saskatchewan Crossing. […]

Lake Louis to Peyto Lake – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – Travel only two kilometers beyond Lake Louise, and turn off Highway 93 to begin your driving ascent up, climbing from sub-alpine forests to alpine meadows. Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise One of the most visited and photographed lakes in the world, Lake Louise is home to the world-renowned […]

Banff to Louis Lake – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park ALBERTA, CANADA – Starting your drive in Banff, you’ll want to take in all this world-renowned alpine town has to offer, from memorable hotels and restaurants to art galleries, museums and active outdoor pursuits of every kind. Points of interest include Banff, Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff Gondola, […]

West and Southwest – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – Travel west and southwest of Jasper, Alberta to explore some excellent trails to view Canada’s beautiful natural scenery. West of Jasper, the Miette River borders a continuation of the Pyramid Bench, with more lakes. Caledonia Lake and the Twenty-mile Loop Trail 3, 4.2 […]

South of Jasper – Alberta, Canada

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – To reach these trails south of Jasper, Alberta, take Highway 93 (the Icefields Parkway) south toward Lake Louise. Valley of the Five Lakes Trails 9a and 9b, 4.2 km return (2-3 hours) Trailhead: 9 km south on Highway 93. The five small lakes are […]

Across the River – Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – These Jasper, Alberta trail routes lie on the east side of the Athabasca River, across from town. Reach them by going east on Highway 16 for 1.9 km to the Moberly Bridge, or south on Highway 93A for 0.6 km, then left to cross […]

Trails Close to Jasper, Alberta (Canada)

Tweet By John Crawford Senior Writer/Jasper National Park JASPER, ALBERTA (CANADA) – There are a lot of excellent trails located near Jasper, Alberta. The trail routes described below are on the Pyramid Bench, a lake-dotted terrace adjacent to Jasper, that is a popular destination to visit while on vacation to Canada. Getting To and From […]

Inside Jasper, Alberta

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Getting to Jasper

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The Park - Jasper National Park

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Weddings in Jasper

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History

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Sightseeing

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Wildlife

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Weddings

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Exceptional locations for photos, wildlife viewing, and ice-walks

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Canadian Rockies Hotels & Activities

Winter Icewalk Tours
in Jasper, Alberta

Join us on the three-hour Maligne Canyon Icewalk, where you will discover frozen waterfalls and elaborate ice caves!

Whitewater Rafting in Jasper, Alberta
Raft the exciting Sunwapta or the Athabasca River, or try the Fraser River in B.C. Jasper whitewater rafting has never been so appealing.

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