Athabasca Glacier by Icefield Explorer

Through my ‘local’ status in Banff we managed to get great rates for a ride on the Icefields Explorer. The tour involved a commentated ride on a normal bus to the start of the Athabasca Glacier where we changed transport to the big Icefield Explorer. Custom-made for the tour and costing over one million dollars each they had huge tyres, huge torque and plenty of windows it was quite an experience and we considered it well worth our discounted price.

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  1. If only there were polar bears there!

    • We’ll have to do that Churchill, Manitoba polar bear sightseeing trip one day. When I can afford a super telephoto lens, and the trip…