BC: Wilcox Pass in Jasper National Park

BRECKENRIDGE, Colo. — Avoiding the over-crowded campgrounds of Banff and Lake Louise on a road trip to Canada, I made a base camp for two nights at Wilcox Creek Campground, situated immediately east of the Athabasca Glacier, a branch of the Columbia Icefield.

The Columbia Icefield rests on a triple North American Continental Divide, separating the watersheds feeding the Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean.

The icefield covers the mountains of the Winston Churchill Range of the Canadian Rockies.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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