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Snapshots

  1. The Moon

    Snapshot Title: The Moon
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    just to the right of it is a high flying aircraft that got partly blended out during the stitching process



  2. Mount Athabasca

    Snapshot Title: Mount Athabasca
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    primary destination for climbers and skiers



  3. Sno Coach rendezvous area and parking lot

    Snapshot Title: Sno Coach rendezvous area and parking lot
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    no private vehicles allowed up here, just shuttle busses and snow coaches



  4. Hikers

    Snapshot Title: Hikers
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    Visitor can view the glacier close-up by walking a few hundred meters from the parking lot.

    Other visitors can take shuttle busses up to the rendezvous area for the Snow Coaches



  5. Dome Glacier

    Snapshot Title: Dome Glacier
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    flows of the slopes of Snow Dome



  6. Ice walkers

    Snapshot Title: Ice walkers
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    this part of the glacier is relatively flat and smooth but crevasses can still be hidden.



  7. Brewster Sno Coach

    Snapshot Title: Brewster Sno Coach
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    takes visitors onto the glacier up to the base of the icefall



  8. Athabasca Glacier

    Snapshot Title: Athabasca Glacier
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    The glacier has been receeding about 30 feet annually. Notice the Sno coaches and the people on the glacier.



  9. Climbers

    Snapshot Title: Climbers
    Taken by: Dave Belcher

    Image: Columbia Icefield, Jasper Alberta
    Image Owner: Dave Belcher



    Description:

    A group of 10 climbers on the lower glacier