Travel Blogs from Jasper
There is nothing to beat it for breathtaking views - travelling along the Icefields Parkway from Lake Louise to Jasper.
The mountain range was breathtaking and each peak seemed to contain its own glacier. To top this off, we went onto the Athabasca Glacier which is part of the Columbia Icefield. We drank the melted glacier icewater and …
Wow, Wow and again Wow!!
Our time in the snow has been magic.
Starting in Jasper off the train at nightfall, shuttled to Lobstick Lodge. Apparently a Lobstick (a tree with its lower branches removed), was a marker used by early explorers to mark a trail or camp. Best part of this accomm was the 3 hot tubs of graduating heat, 1 inside and 2 …
We had a buffet breakfast in the lodge before making one of our longer journeys from Lake Louise to Jasper. We decided to make a day off it and stopped off at many places along the way taking plenty of pictures. So far we had had fantastic weather but when we stopped for lunch it absolutely poured it down, fortunately the sun came out again just …
So we're finally in the rockies! And its finally cold! Well, it's warm here to the locals, but the start of our rocky mountains travel lands us in 1 degree temperatures at lunchtime. On our first night we did the Maligne Canyon icewalk in the dark. It was really awesome being down in the snow, walking on frozen rivers and exploring icicle caves - …
... pulled over on the side of the road. This is usually a sign that there is some wildlife to be seen close by. Sure enough we pull over and there is a group of big horn sheep just off the road near the water.
The drive to Jasper was slow since we repeatedly stopped to take ...
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking