|Ice Fields Parkway (a.k.a. HWY 93) stretches|
from Banff to Jasper
|bighorn sheep with babies|
|Doesn't she look pretty in front of the spectacular Canadian Rockies?|
|Bow Lake along the Icefields Parkway|While the Athabasca Glacier is monumental in scale, it is slowly diminishing. The glacier reached it's maximum length in 1844 but has receded over 1.5 kilometers (slightly less than a mile) and continues to disappear. Today, it is clear how much the glacier has moved.