Discovering the Remarkable
Columbia Icefield

Have you ever wondered what the landscape looked like during an ice age?

Visiting the Columbia Icefield will give you the chance to experience these massive sheets of ice that cover the earth.

Coming up or going down the Icefields Parkway to or from the Icefield you will see the effects glaciers had on the mountains and valleys as they carved their way and left their mark.

Let's have a look at the parts of a glacier:

Diagram of a Glacier
Photo courtesy Brewster Inc.