Few summits in the park can match Mount Edith Cavell’s jagged beauty. A small powder blue melt water lake and beautiful Angel Glacier is easily reached by a short self guiding trail at the foot of s the mountain’s north wall.

Parking lot prior to Ghost glacier falling

Parking lot prior to Ghost glacier falling

Alpine freshwater, Edith Cavell

Alpine freshwater, Edith Cavell

Lake at the base of Edith Cavell

Lake at the base of Edith Cavell

Lake at the base of Edith Cavell

Lake at the base of Edith Cavell

Moss Campion, Alpine flower

Moss Campion, Alpine flower

Or take a tour with one of the links below for a full interpretive tour. The trail winds its way through the mass of boulders, rubble, sand and rock flour formed by the grinding and wearing of the rocks around the glacier tongue.

Terry at the edge of the lake, Edith Cavell

Terry at the edge of the lake, Edith Cavell

Another longer trail leads to picturesque Cavell Meadows. Neighboring Dune Wall is a great multi-pitch climbing area. Just up the road is the starting point for the Tonquin Valley trails. The road is open in the summer only.

Edith Cavell Road

Edith Cavell Road

Winter, the road turns into a ski trail. Spend a few days at Cavell Hostel to enjoy super cross-country ski touring at its maximum.


Access: Hwy 93A – after the South park gates follow signs to Edith Cavell Road.

Parking: Yes

Trailhead: From Parking Lot

Distance: depends on how far you want to go

Activities: Sightseeing / Hiking / Climbing

 

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