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Great Glacier Trail – Glacier National Park

Great Glacier Trail – Glacier National Park

The Great Glacier trail is one of the quick, easy to reach hikes in Glacier National Park (in Canada) that you can stop and visit as you drive to Roger’s Pass. This trail used to lead up to the toe of the Illecillewaet Glacier. Nowadays the glacier has receded so far up the mountain that you cannot see if from this trail, but it is still a fun walk that rewards you with stunning views of Mount Sir Donald. We…

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Athabasca Glacier Hike – Icefields Parkway

Athabasca Glacier Hike – Icefields Parkway

Do you ever find it strange to think that glaciers have toes? Well, they do! The terminus of a glacier is called a toe, and these walks will take you right up to the Toe of the Athabasca Glacier. I suppose that makes sense as glaciers are slowly receding (and tiptoeing away!) I was really hoping we’d be able to fit in a quick Athabasca Glacier hike into our Icefields Parkway road trip, but nothing could quite prepare me for…

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