Mount Edith Cavell is a mountain located in the Athabasca River and Astoria River valleys of Jasper National Park, Canada, and the most prominent peak entirely within Alberta. A close up view of the north face of Mt. Edith Cavell is visible after a short hike to Cavell Meadows.
Take a two hour motorcycle tour to one of Jasper's most iconic destinations. You will have the choice of visiting Athabasca Falls, Maligne Canyon & Medicine Lake, Mount Edith Cavell or we will try our best to create a customized tour for you.
Join Joy & Sean for an incredible hike to Cavell Meadows. This steep but well graded trail takes you through the flowered sub-alpine into the rocky alpine for ethereal views and tales of war and ice ages past.
500M Elevation Gain/loss
Join Paula on the hike to Mount Edith Cavell Meadows; Jasper's signature hike. Paula has planned stops, so she can point out things of interest; glaciers, flowers, small mammals, history and for you to catch your breath!
She is passionate for this alpine area where she has hiked sine she was a child. We will stop for a picnic lunch across from Angel Glacier, in a wildflower meadow, it's awesome. Come enjoy this hike and gain an appreciation for this special location. Paula is always happy when she gets to hike to the meadows. Departs 9:30 am. – allow about 5 hours - 90 minutes driving, 3-3.5 hours hiking
The Cavell Meadows Trail is by far the most popular trail in the area. This trail gains 500 meters in altitude, and offers a panoramic view of the highest peak in the Athabasca Valley, Mount Edith Cavell. The humid environment created by this mountain creates an abundant amount of wild flowers.
The Cavell Meadows Trail is by far the most popular trail in the area. This trail gradually gains 500 meters in altitude, and offers a panoramic view of the highest peak in the Athabasca Valley, Mount Edith Cavell. The humid environment created by this mountain creates an abundant amount of wild flowers that are at their best in late July and early August. There is also an incredible view of the iconic Angel Glacier.
Join Paula on Mount Edith Cavell tour she will drive the van to the towering mountain and back to Jasper as she will have a Parks Canada Permit to access the road. Paula has planned stops to point all things of interest as we walk to take in the mountains awesome beauty and Angel Glacier.
We may hear the glacier calve and tumble into the Pond. Allow 3 hours.