Jasper Tour Company

Jasper, Alberta

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The Canadian Rockies are known to some as the “Shining Mountains” or the “Backbone of the World,” to Joe Urie, a Métis guide and owner of the Jasper Tour Company, the Canadian Rocky Mountains are simply “home.” Urie comes from a long line of proud Métis who have been living and guiding along the Athabasca River since 1860. The first of Urie’s people arrived on these shores from the Métis Settlements at Red River, in what is now Manitoba. Urie, who considers the Athabasca River to be “the blood in my veins,” invites you to experience this region of Canada through his eyes, whether it’s viewing the grandeur of the Rockies, hearing stories of the region’s First Peoples or learning about the wildlife that roams here. When out exploring with Urie, expect to encounter animals such as deer, moose, black bears, wolves, marmots, pikas, eagles, grizzlies, and elk. “Tourism is an awesome means to tell our stories, and there are so many stories to tell about this part of Canada,” says Urie, adding that his tour company, which specializes in half-day tours year-round, offers an excellent introduction to Jasper and its surrounding areas. “People often do a tour with us before their bigger adventures in the area, just to get a handle on where they are.” He keeps groups intimate so guests can connect with each other, and with the natural world around them. “Humanity is so disconnected from nature,” says Urie. “My hope is our guests will go home, reflect on their experience and try to bring more nature into their daily lives.”

Stories of Canada - Alberta

Reawaken your senses on this breathtaking, self-driven adventure in Alberta, where you’ll explore the overwhelming beauty and distinctive culture of this vast province. In addition to meeting Indigenous Elders and storytellers, you’ll hike and picnic at glacier-fed lakes, indulge in an al fresco feast at a charming organic farm, and cast your eyes to the stars in the world’s biggest Dark Sky Preserve.

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Jasper Tour Company

732 Connaught Dr.
Jasper, Alberta, T0E 1E0
(780) 852-7070 info@jaspertourcompany.com Visit Website
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Learn more about Jasper Tour Company by visiting them online:

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Jasper Tour Company

732 Connaught Dr.
Jasper, Alberta, T0E 1E0
(780) 852-7070 info@jaspertourcompany.com Visit Website
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Learn about diverse and living Indigenous cultures

Indigenous culture and heritage are as rich and diverse as the Canadian landscape. Despite years of oppression, Indigenous Peoples are proud to show visitors our vibrant, living history.

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