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Mt. Edith Cavell

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Address: Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
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Mount Edith Cavell Hiking Tour
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Yay- I beat the crowds here!

I enjoyed by 9AM-ish visit here- there weren't very many people there yet. Walked the Path of The Glacier Trail. I would have loved to have gotten quite a bit closer to the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Vail, Colorado
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Vail, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed by 9AM-ish visit here- there weren't very many people there yet. Walked the Path of The Glacier Trail. I would have loved to have gotten quite a bit closer to the glacier chunks in the lake, but for your safety, that's not allowed because if a big enough ice chunk fell, it could displace enough water in the... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We wanted to do the whole trail, glaciers and meadows and all, but cut it short due to thunder storm warning. The trail is rocky so it might be easy to twist your ankles when it's wet. The shorter trail to the main outlook was short, but was uphill all the way, so take your time to breathe in between... More 

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Fort Collins, CO
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Due to road construction, we could not drive all the way in. However, the road up to the area was a beautiful, scenic drive. The curves that others mentioned didn't bother us at all; just a nice two-lane country road. We parked by a lake, and there are trails around here. The lake was a beautiful color, and a tranquil... More 

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Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

A nice drive & not hard to find. Walk from the car park is only about 800 metres and although uphill is not strenuous. Not too many people and the scenery is lovely. Can't walk on the glacier but you do get a good view of it & it is definitely worth going to see.

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Mount Edith Cavell is located in Jasper National Park, and this impressive peak is located entirely within Alberta. The parkway is a twisting, turning 14 kilometre route through sub-alpine forests to the slopes of Mt. Edith Cavell. The hairpin turns add to the fun. You can expect to see lots of people here in the summer. There are several hike... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We took a (roughly) 90min drive from Hinton up to Mount Edith Cavell as it had been recommended to us by a guide on a previous tour. We parked just further down from the main car park where there were 3 toilet cabins located. We noticed the main pathway that went up to the left, and saw it was really... More 

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

If you want to go close to a glacier with not making much effort you should visit this place. There is a small parking space where you can easily park your car and in 10 minutes you are able to go very close to the glacier. It´s suitable for anyone.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

I became very emotional when visiting this mountain. I grew up in a village only a couple of miles from where Edith Cavell was born but, until I reached Jasper, I had no idea that Canada had named this fantastic mountain after our Norfolk heroine who was shot by the Germans in 1915 for helping British soldiers to escape. As... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

It was late in the day when I got there so I did not get a chance to explore the trail to the Meadows. I did take the path to the foot of the Glacier to see the lake up close. Though it was late in the day it was well worth going there and doing the short hike.

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Pearl, MS
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Nice views of the glacier and parts that have fell into the lake below. After visiting many glacier activities along the icefield parkway, I would rate Cavell as average. However the drive from Athabasca falls, makes a visit to this location much more attractive. The views of Mount Edith Cavell are spectacular. There is a short uphill walk to the... More 

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