People hiking up to Athabasca Glacier, Jasper National Park,Canada - Stock image
Alberta, Canada, Canadian Rockies, Hiking, Icefields Parkway
Jasper National Park,Alberta,Canada - July 4, 2013: Tourists are walking up the hiking trail leading to the toe of the Athabasca Glacier , one of the six glaciers of the Columbia Icefield and located along the Icefields Parkway in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. A marker is indicating the position of the glacier in the year 1992. Due to global warming the glacier is receding very fast.