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The Columbia Icefield

If you’re skating on thin ice, you might as well dance.
– Anita Shreve

Sally forth!COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice 6COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice 7
Watch your step. It’s slippery.
Well … it’s ice!

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice

Rose helps a lady.

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice 3

Ice. On ice.

But we came prepared.
Ray bought some of these. 

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice 4

Mini crampons.

COLUMBIA ICEFIELD on the ice 5

Just so …

Also …
Our raingear from Niagara Falls.
Keep your powder dry.
I’ve found that wet cameras often don’t shoot well. 

There’s some people up here.

Lots of people.

And misty mountains.

Gateway to the Heavens.

When nobody was looking Rose claimed everything in the name of Canada. 

Glorious and Free.

Next: Icefield 3

6 thoughts on “Jasper Journey – ICEFIELD 2

  1. maui1 says:

    This is a great post on your trip to Jasper and the journey to the Ice field.
    These are really great pictures of the ice field and the glaciers.

    1. jcalberta says:

      Thanks Quinn. Maybe I should have took some video up there.

  2. We two also have mini crampons. What a great invention! I feel a lot less threatened by winter.

    1. jcalberta says:

      I never knew about them till Ray pulled them out. They were very useful though. Other folks were slipping around and we were OK.

  3. John Charet says:

    Nice continuation and I love the use of music as usual 🙂 Anyway, keep up the great work as always 🙂

    1. jcalberta says:

      I stumbled on these gals called First Aid Kit. They make some sweet tunes.

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