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Gateway to Kananaskis

Columbia Icefield - Athabaska Glacier
The icefield covers an area of 325 square kilometres (125 sq. mi.) at an average elevation of 3000 m (9,800 ft). Its maximum depth is 365 m (1,200 ft). This photo shows the toe of the Athabaska Glacier which you can explore on foot or by purchasing a ride on specially designed Snowcoach buses.