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Angel Glacier, Jasper National Park

Categories: Hiking Trails, Landmarks, Nature & Parks, Tourist Spots, Outdoor Activities
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The Angel Glacier flows down the north face of Mount Edith Cavell in Jasper National Park, Canada. It is named as such because it has the appearance of an angel with out-swept wings. It was much larger when it was named in the 19th-century, but as with most glaciers worldwide, it is melting rapidly. It is not expected to maintain its distinctive appearance for much longer, and will eventually disappear from the face of Mount Edith Cavell.The glacier is visible from the Cavell Meadows hiking trail.
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  • This glacier clings to the north side of Mount Edith Cavell and is quite stunning. It can be easily viewed by taking the trail from the parking lot. However, you cannot get too close to it in case lar...  read more »
  • A very short hike to see the glacier and it is worth it , it was a rainy day so we could not wait for long but I have been told that its beautiful to watch ice falling off the glacier 
  • Using the Mt. Edith Cavill trail to Angel Glacier was a wonderful experience. The trail to the glacier is .8 miles - but it is uphill the entire way! The path is clear and there are lots of areas to s...  read more »
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