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The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Is A Must Do Winter Experience

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Are you visiting Jasper in Winter? The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour is a must do winter activity in Jasper. Explore cascading frozen water falls, towering ice sheets, fossils, and ice caves all with the help of an experienced, friendly, knowledgeable Maligne Canyon Ice Walk tour guide.

Below are our top 5 things you need to know about visiting Jasper’s Maligne Canyon in the winter.

Please enjoy this 5 minute read.

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  1. Should You Visit Maligne Canyon In The Winter?
  2. What’s The Best Way To See Maligne Canyon?
  3. Do You Need A Guide To See Maligne Canyon?
  4. How Do You Get To A Maligne Canyon Ice Walk?
  5. How Do I Book A Sundog Tour’s Ice Walk of Maligne Canyon
  6. Bonus: How To Get The Most Out Of Your Ice Walk

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Should You Visit Maligne Canyon In The Winter?

Winter is a spectacular time to visit the world famous Maligne Canyon.  The winter turns the summer’s raging ecosystem into a serene and magical snow covered land.  The waterfalls and rapids that awe-strike viewers high above in the summer months become our pathway to a unique icy exploration experience.  With custom winter gear provided by Sundog tours, you’ll feel like a bonafide winter adventurer.  This is an experience like no other. 

Pro tip: revisit Maligne Canyon in the summer to marvel at the now rushing waters where you once stood.

People exploring Maligne Canyon in the winter via an ice walk lead by an experienced tour guide.

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The Best Way To See Maligne Canyon In Winter

The best way to see Maligne Canyon in the winter is on a Sundog Tours Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour.

A Sundog Tours guide leading a group into a maligne canyon ice walk.

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Do You Need A Guide For A Maligne Canyon Ice Walk?

In a word: yes.  Your experienced ice walk guide will supply you with winter boots, ice cleats, and a helmet to ensure you are equipped to handle the terrain.  A shuttle to and from Maligne Canyon is included, and our small group focus offers a personalized experience.  Exploring Maligne Canyon with an informative, friendly and knowledgeable Sundog Tours guide on our signature Ice Walk Tour is the best way to see Maligne Canyon in the Winter. 

Parks Canada and Tourism Jasper both recommend experiencing the Maligne Canyon Ice Walk with a professional guide.

Three people stand in a darkened Maligne Canyon during the winter while on a Maligne Canyon Icewalk Tour with SunDog Tours.

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How Do You Get To A Maligne Canyon Ice Walk?

9:30 am Tour

You have 2 options to get a Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour: enjoy our complimentary transportation included with your tour, or drive yourself.

Pickups begin at Jasper Townsite (hotels & private residence) at 9:30am & pickups from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge begin at 9:45am.
If you wish to drive yourself, please meet at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen for 9:45am.

1:30 pm Tour

Pickups begin at Jasper Townsite (hotels & private residence) at 1:30pm & pickups from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge begin at 1:45pm.
If you wish to drive yourself, please meet at the Maligne Canyon Wilderness Kitchen for 1:45am.

Please note there are no pick-ups at the Overlander Lodge, Pocohontas Cabins, Jasper Campgrounds, Jasper East or Hinton.

A Sundog Tours bus shuttles people to Maligne Canyon where their ice walk tour awaits.

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How Do I Book The Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour?

The easiest way to book your Maligne Canyon Ice Walk Tour is online through our website. Click the button below to secure your winter adventure today!

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How To Get The Most Out Of Your Ice Walk

Want to know how to get the most out of your Maligne Canyon Ice Walk?
Check out our blog on being prepared for an epic winter day in Maligne Canyon here.

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