Walking Atop 100-stories of 10,000 Year Old Glacial Ice

You haven’t lived until you’ve stood upon glacial ice that is thicker than the Empire State Building is tall, and ice that was perhaps around when Moses was just a young’un. Read on…

Walking the Athabasca Glacier – Canadian Rockies Trip Journal Day #11

Columbia Icefields Glacier Adventure – One of the baby boomer adventures that will long stick in our minds was our walk upon the Athabasca Glacier in Alberta Canada’s Columbia Icefields. Our driving tour of the Canadian Rockies has been plagued by lingering rain.  However, when we made our way to ride upon the massive “terra […]

Canadian Rockies Trip Journal Day #10: Columbia Icefields Parkway Road Trip

Columbia Icefields Parkway – The tenth day of our baby boomer tour of western Canada brought us to the Columbia Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rockies. This stunningly beautiful scenic drive is 230 km (140 mi) long and stretches from Jasper down near the city of Banff. The well maintained two-lane road provides seemingly infinite mountain panoramas […]