Athabasca Glacier Featured on Bing Homepage

Athabasca Glacier on homepage

The search engine always features interesting photos from around the world on its homepage each day.

Yesterday’s (September 3rd) image featured a picture of the Athabasca Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield in Jasper National Park.

The photograph was …

Guided Ice Walks on the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper National Park

Looking for that one-of-a-kind off-the-beaten path activity in Jasper National Park?

While almost every activity in Jasper National Park seems to qualify (yes, I’m biased – I like Jasper National Park), here’s a hidden gem for those looking for a …

Glacier View Inn Hotel between Jasper and Banff National Parks

Ever wanted to stay at a hotel where you could see a glacier out your window?

The aptly named Glacier View Inn is rare in its ability to offer a view of a glacier from a hotel room.

Its location …

Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience - What is it?

The Columbia Icefield Snowcoach ride, or, as Brewster’s brochure calls it, the “Columbia Icefield Glacier Experience”, is a 90-minute ride on the biggest super-bus you’ve ever seen to one of the most accessible glaciers in the world.

It is amongst …

10 Beautiful pictures of Cavell Glacier and Cavell Pond in Jasper National Park

Glaciers. Jasper National Park has them. One of the smaller glaciers is Cavell Glacier on the edge of Cavell Pond. Cavell Glacier is next to the larger Angel Glacier and the two share their ice with Cavell Pond.

Both glaciers …

Real traveler videos of the Athabasca Glacier in Jasper National Park

One of Jasper National Park’s top attractions is the Athabasca Glacier, part of the Columbia Icefield, an icefield whose water flows into North America’s major rivers and then on to the Arctic, Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

To get a taste …

Planning a Holiday to Jasper National Park

One of the best places to visit in Canada is Jasper National Park. Jasper is the largest of the national parks. It is located in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

The area offers spectacular scenic views, is home to many species …

Historical Postcard: Rappelling Above Athabasca Glacier

This 1960s era postcard of the Athabasca Glacier comes from my collection of Jasper National Park stuff. But this is no ordinary souvenir postcard.

There is a story to it that should be told.

This postcard reveals a different Jasper …

9 Cool Pictures of Columbia Icefield and Athabasca Glacier

Found: 9 Cool Traveler’s photos of the Athabasca Glacier and the Columbia Icefield

At the south end of Jasper National Park, bordering Banff National Park, lies one of the most visited destinations with the park: The Columbia Icefield. Undoubtedly, the …