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Take a crampon-strapped walk on the ice of Athabasca Glacier! Also see the
panoramas. Like most glaciers around the world, it is quickly melting from global warming; the glacier covered most of the valley seen here as recently as just a few decades ago.
A look back at the valley, now covered in moraine but no ice:
Bedrock with striations from the glacier: