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Columbia Icefield
Scale: 1:75000   200' contours

CurEd: 5th edition   ISBN: 978-1-895526-78-3
Price: $ $10.95 Here is the link to buy this map from the Gem Trek website.
Grid Lines: UTM ZONE 11 NAD 83, 1000 metre grid. Lat/Long marks every 05' in margin.
Area Described: Jasper National Park

Folded map and guide in one. Scale 1:75,000. Contour interval 200 feet. Map is relief-shaded and on waterproof material. Full colour on both sides.

This map covers the entire Columbia Icefield, which lies at the southern end of Jasper National Park, straddling the provincial border dividing Alberta and British Columbia. It also extends north to Beauty Creek and the Brazeau Loop Trail (southern section only) and south to Castleguard Mountain.

Popular hiking trails on the Columbia Icefield map include Stanley Falls, Wilcox Pass, Toe of the Glacier, Parker Ridge, and Nigel Pass.

Located beside the Icefields Parkway, the icefield is both spectacular and accessible. Whether you are touring along the parkway and taking an Ice Explorer out onto the Athabasca Glacier or heading off to explore the surrounding wilderness on foot, you’ll find the waterproof and tear-resistant Columbia Icefield an invaluable tool for making the most of your visit.

This Columbia Icefield map features detailed cartography, accurate hiking trails with distances, and details such as glacier flow direction and drainage routes. Campgrounds and highway viewpoints are also marked.

In addition to the map, this product is a user-friendly guide to the Columbia Icefield. It includes detailed descriptions of what to see and do at the icefield, recommended hiking trails, a wildlife-viewing guide, answers to frequently asked questions (How big is the Columbia Icefield? How deep is the ice? Why is the glacial ice blue? And many more), and a list of the highest surrounding mountains.

Below is a sketch map showing the area covered by this map. A link to this map will appear on all the mountains that fall within the boundaries.