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Ice Walk Maligne Canyon

 

Win­ter is the only time that you can explore the canyon, riv­er lev­el.

Take a tour with the local guides to nav­i­gate the dan­gers that lurks in nature. The scenery you will encounter will be breath­tak­ing and amaz­ing. The guides will fill you with facts and intrigue.

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Explore Activities

Jasper has many activ­i­ties to offer, below is a small sam­ple to check out what Jasper has to offer.

Pow Day at Marmot Basin

It has been awhile for Jasper to receive a dump of snow, it was only 14 CM, but well worth get­ting up ear­ly for fresh turns. Tem­per­a­ture was awe­some and this week­end is going to be more the same. Get­ting a run in on the Knob. You had to get in a line up. Some los­er…

Preparing The Ice On The Lake

With cold tem­per­a­tures and low snow fall, the lake ice is now per­fect for skat­ing, at least Patri­cia Lake. A hand­ful of good local samar­i­tans armed with shov­els, they cleared a hock­ey rink and a loop path on the lake. The tem­per­a­ture might be cold, but it is still…

Getting that itch to skate?

This was Patri­cia Lake on Mon­day 5th of Decem­ber. The ice is about 1/2 inch (1.27cm) thick and was checked sci­en­tif­i­cal­ly by our @alpineart guy of @jasperweddings trans­port ser­vice.  After step­ping on to the ice, need­less to say, it was not thick enough to sup­port any…

All Aboard the Jasper Santa Train!

Thanks to the Vol­un­teers Each year, VIA Rail work­ers & togeth­er with oth­er kind Jasper folks vol­un­teer pre­cious time, ener­gy & resources to put on this great event: the Annu­al San­ta Train. They don’t just vol­un­teer on the day of the event, this year Novem­ber 29th.…

Two Valley Canyon

Canyon dis­cov­er­ies in Maligne Val­ley This gem is great year round, ice for­ma­tions in the win­ter and water fall in the sum­mer. Some adven­tur­ists repel the water­fall while it is ful­ly gush­ing with water for thrills. This canyon is also nick­named Bull­shit Canyon (if…

Maligne Canyon Winter

Win­ter won­der­land in Jasper Things to do, and points of inter­est. Reg­u­lar tours are avail­able to access the val­ley bot­tom. A guide will safe­ly tour you around with inter­pre­tive knowl­edge. We do how­ev­er, have to wait till the weath­er to get cool­er so it can freeze the…

Travelers need to know two

RV series two Camp­ing, park­ing… Trav­el­ing in the off sea­son, is not the best time to trav­el if you like to take in all the attrac­tions and activ­i­ties. Many of the ser­vices were closed even the tourist infor­ma­tion out­lets! Lucky for you, the Jasper info cen­tre does…

Travelers need to know one

RV series one Ser­vices, Fuel On a recent recre­ation­al vehicle(RV) trip to plot out attrac­tions and must see areas in north west British Colum­bia (BC). The pur­pose of the trip was a work com­bined with some fun in the process. The insight we gath­ered on how trav­el­ers…

Tonquin Valley

Ton­quin Val­ley Tour­ing in the back­coun­try of Jasper is nev­er a dis­ap­point­ment even when you encounter var­i­ous weath­er changes. This 25km trek and be done by cross coun­try skis, but we toured with Tele­mark gear. It was a lit­tle heav­ier but well worth the sta­bil­i­ty. We…

Ski Tour Tonquin Valley

Tour­ing Ton­quin Val­ley Tak­ing advan­tage of great weath­er and the lift­ing ban of trails from Por­tal Creek and Asto­ria Riv­er. The clo­sure was lift­ed sec­ond week of Feb­ru­ary. Now, Wates Gib­son, Ton­quin Val­ley Adven­tures and Ton­quin Val­ley Back­coun­try Lodges are open for…

Cross-country Skiing Pyramid Lake Road

Track set on a trail towards Pyra­mid This would be a medi­um lev­el due to the  inclines this track has to offer. It is not a stack loop sys­tem, in and out the same road. See how far you want to go and turn around when you are good and ready. 2008 RELATED LINKS My…

Cross-country Skiing Moab

This Lake is eas­i­er to get to now that Parks Cana­da extend­ed the cross coun­try ski trail access start­ing point on Hwy 93a fur­ther south this year. With the warm weath­er this win­ter, I am not sure how the con­di­tion of the snow is at time of writ­ing this. [gallery…

Caving Maligne Canyon

Often I get a ques­tion on what is there to do in Jasper in the win­ter oth­er than ski­ing. I usu­al­ly reply to them to go through explorejasper.com’s web­site and search for activ­i­ties in the win­ter and you will find there are a lot more than just ski­ing in Jasper…

Canyoning Maligne Canyon

Ice walk on frozen riv­er Win­ter is a great time of year to check out the Canyon. Take a Ice Walk tour with the local out­fits list­ed below. The links takes you straight to their web­sites and you can con­tact them from there. Try out the walk at night, as I find that…

Winter Hike to Hibernia Lake

A short 6+ km hik­ing in the snow or should I say a lack of this year.  Fol­low the cab­in creek on trail 3 to the west and the first lake you will encounter is Min­now Lake, then a 1 km past that is Hiber­nia lake.  Snow­shoe tracks was spot­ted, but the packed trail by…

Snowshoe Medicine Lake

Win­ter is a won­der­ful time to explore this area where you can roam over the frozen lake and dis­cov­er some inter­est­ing areas like the canyon that is not reach­able in the sum­mer. The out­let of Maligne Riv­er is anoth­er area to explore, years ago, the…

Skating Talbot Lake

Access: Hwy 16 Park­ing: Yes Trail­head: 20 min­utes east of Jasper town­site Activ­i­ties: Skat­ing, Wind Surf­ing Skat­ing Tal­bot Lake Tal­bot lake is usu­al­ly windy and the sur­face of the ice is bumpy, so the right con­di­tions are nec­es­sary to have opti­mal skat­ing con­di­tions.…

Dog Sledding Cold Fire Creek

Fam­i­ly fun dog sled­ding Ever want to trav­el and explore the woods in the win­ter but you think you can­not trek through the for­est? You can try out Dog Sled­ding just west of Jasper with the Dog Sled­ding out­fit. You can book your excur­sions through Jasper Adven­ture…

Skating Pyramid Lake

Skat­ing Pyra­mid Lake Win­ter des­ti­na­tion resort and open to pub­lic for win­ter activ­i­ties. The skat­ing area is main­tained by Pyra­mid Lake Resort, they even have curl­ing with wood stumps. There is horse drawn sleds to pull you around the lake for that roman­tic set­ting.…

Curling

Jasper Curl­ing Club Curl­ing is a sport in which play­ers slide stones across a sheet of ice towards a tar­get area. Two teams, each of four play­ers, take turns slid­ing heavy, pol­ished stones, also called “rocks”, across the ice curl­ing sheet towards the house, a…

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