On the Road - From Jasper to Lake Louise - 230km South

Trickling, half frozen, streams at Mt. Edith Cavell

Mt. Edith Cavell Glacial Canyon

The glacier itself, name the angel

A glacial lake

Cracked Ice (About 3 inches thick) at the Lake Edge

Chris by some solid ice boulders

Glacier base

The Lake

The Setting

The shape is why it has the nickname 'Angel' Glacier

Trees fighting to survive in the wilderness

A half frozen lake nearby

Semi thawed lake

Partly iced lake

Alberta scenery

Athabasca Falls

Athabasca Falls

Athabasca Falls

Athabasca Falls

Chris at Athabasca Falls

Serene water, just a short distance from the falls

Glacial water shows up as a brilliant green colour

The Athabasca Glacier at the Columbia Icefields

How could we resist with such convincing advertising?

On the glacier - 3 degrees Centigrade - before wind chill is accounted for

Cool people

But the advertising worked perfectly

Pip on the glacier

Pip with our newly found travelling companion Steph.

Glaciers above and below

The ice here is 300 meters deep

1 meter of ice requires 100 meters of snow to compact down

Getting back on the nice, warm, heated bus.