Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park

Continue west on Hwy 1 to Glacier National Park and Rogers Pass, named for Albert Bowman Rogers’ expedition to find passage through “impenetrable peaks” of the Selkirk Mountains.

Highlights

  • Rogers Pass Discovery Centre (1-250-837-7500) offers exhibits, interpretive films and a fireplace. Get backcountry ski and camping permits here. In summer there’s frontcountry and backcountry camping, hiking, mountaineering and picnicking opportunities.
  • O. Wheeler Hut and Asulkan Cabin are backcountry cabins operated by the Alpine Club of Canada (403-678-3200 ext 0).
  • Hike to the Illecillewaet Glacier or ski backcountry powder.

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