Jun-Sep
Season
1:30pm
Departure Time
3 Hours
Duration
6+
Age
Active
Activity

Follow the “Path of the Glacier” trail through one of Jasper’s most stunning landscapes and see the majesty of Mt Edith Cavell towering above you.

This is one of the most spectacular adventures in Jasper and should not be missed by anyone visiting Jasper National Park!

Your guide will transport you to and from the Jasper townsite and along the Path of the Glacier trail while providing enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history. The walk takes place near the base of Mount Edith Cavell and follows the glacial moraines before descending to a picturesque emerald lake. You may even see icebergs calve off the Angel Glacier and cascade into Cavell Pond!

Included
  • Professional certified guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Walking Distance
  • 1.6km (1 mile)
Elevation Gain
  • 52m (170 feet)

The best parts of the tour for most people include the following:

1

Mount Edith Cavell

On this hike you will experience the majesty of Mount Edith Cavell towering over a mile above you. You may even see icebergs calve off the Angel Glacier and cascade into Cavell Pond.
2

Interpretive guided tour

Your guide will transport you to and from the Jasper townsite and along the Path of the Glacier while providing enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history.
Included
  • Professional certified guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Walking Distance
  • 1.6km (1 mile)
Elevation Gain
  • 52m (170 feet)
The tour commences at 1:30pm, and runs for approximately 3 hours. The walk usually requires 1.5 hours to complete.
The half-day tour includes transportation from most hotels in Jasper and a guided 1.5km hike along the “Path of the Glacier” trail with enlightening interpretation of the local ecology, geology, and history.
The tour picks up from most hotels in Jasper and you can select your preferred pick-up location during the booking process.
The walk usually requires 1.5 hours to complete and is 1.6 km (1 mile) in length and gains 170 ft of elevation over half of this distance. Most people find this walk to be of little to moderate difficulty to achieve.
Please ensure that you have water, closed toe footwear, and a jacket.
There is a 48 hour cancellation policy, which allows you to change/cancel or refund your booking up to 48 hours outside your booked tour (up to 7 days for group bookings).
Tips are not expected, but are certainly appreciated. If you think your guide did a wonderful job and would like to indicate that with a tip, it will be graciously accepted.
Included
  • Professional certified guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Walking Distance
  • 1.6km (1 mile)
Elevation Gain
  • 52m (170 feet)
  • This tour is operational for a relatively short period of the year due to seasonal closures of the road by Parks Canada.
  • This tour is not recommended for children under the age of 6.
Included
  • Professional certified guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Walking Distance
  • 1.6km (1 mile)
Elevation Gain
  • 52m (170 feet)
Hiking Mt Edith Cavell
Mount Edith Cavell Walk in Jasper