So … when you get to the Icefield you’ll see this place:
Except it was rainy. Drizzly rain. The Centre is full of people from every place on the planet. It has a restaurant/cafeteria; a gift shop; a viewing deck; historical displays; toilets … lots of stuff. This is also where you buy tickets for the Icefield Tour. They cost over 100 bucks each.
Then you head out back … … and jump on one of these things. They’re called buses.
This is Shawn … or Shane?. Our driver.
You can see the drizzly rain.
Day 2: Rain We head out for our scheduled Tour of Columbia Icefields. But on the way we stop at
Be careful …
Deadly accident at Athabasca Falls
Posted date: August 12, 2011 / https://www.fitzhugh.ca/author/admin/
… Public Safety Warden Garth Lemke … said the individual went over the very top left-hand side of the falls at approximately 3:15 pm. … “It looked like every solid structure in his body had been broken,” … “It wasn’t a pleasant scene.” In the past 20 years, the park has reported five fatalities at Athabasca Falls, all of the accidents occurring in a similar location. … “Chances are the victim died from the impact of the fall into the rocky waters, but hypothermia can also be fatal if a victim survives the fall …” The area where the individual fell is blocked off by protective railings, along with signage warning visitors to stay back.