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Mt. Edith Cavell
Mt. Edith Cavell

Mt. Edith Cavell Tours and Activities

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At almost 11,000 feet (3,300 meters) above sea level, Mt. Edith Cavell is one of Canada’s most impressive mountains — and the province of Alberta’s most notable peak. The mountain was named after a British nurse who was executed in WWI for helping Allied prisoners escape from occupied Brussels. The bright turquoise glacial meltwater of Cavell Pond below the rugged summit of Mt. Edith Cavell is one of the most beautiful vistas in Jasper National Park. It is one of the few places in the world where a short walk can bring you up close and personal with a glacier. Vegetation grows slowly at such high elevation, and Mt. Edith Cavell experiences heavy visitor use. It is considered a fragile ecological area (where even a footprint can last for decades), so please do stay on the marked trails. In the spring, you may see and/or hear avalanches thundering down Mt. Edith Cavell’s stark north face.

From the parking lot, a well-groomed trail leads uphill to an excellent view of the mountain and Angel Glacier. The Path of the Glacier Loop meanders through the geological debris left behind by the retreat of the local glaciers. The trail ends at a small meltwater pond full of icebergs, and offers a fantastic view of both the Angel and Cavell Glaciers. Flower lovers may be especially interested in the Cavell Meadows Trail, which leads above the glacial debris to a subalpine meadow that explodes with wildflower life during the month of July.

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Mt. Edith Cavell, Improvement District No. 12, , Jasper, Alberta, Canada, T0E
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Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper

Canadian Rockies Tour by Chauffeured Sidecar from Jasper

Feel the rush of the open road and the wind on your face as you tour the incredible landscape of Canadian Rockies and Jasper National Park in the sidecar of a Harley Davidson motorcycle driven by a professional driver. Pick from among a range of destinations for your ride, customized to meet your interests, including Medicine Lake, Maligne Canyon, Maligne Lake, Athabasca Falls, Angel Glacier, Miette Hot Springs or Mount Edith Cavell. Along the way, spot local wildlife and listen to insightful commentary from your guide about the area’s history and natural scenery. Your motorcycle ride can accommodate up to two passengers and also includes round-trip transport from your hotel or the train station, and 1-, 2- or 3-hour ride options.
  • 1 to 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
Price varies by group size
Price varies by group size
Taking safety measures


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Should I book Mt. Edith Cavell tickets in advance?
We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mt. Edith Cavell can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 1 Mt. Edith Cavell tickets and tours on Viator.
How much does it cost to visit Mt. Edith Cavell 2021?
Currently, an entrance ticket to Mt. Edith Cavell costs USD 129.15. Guided Mt. Edith Cavell tours start around USD 129.15 per person. See all 1 Mt. Edith Cavell tickets and tours on Viator.
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