Avalanche Conditions

Avalanche Conditions

Parks Canada will be doing avalanche control on Mt Whymper and in the Simpson Area on Monday, January 10th, 2022. The Mt Whymper and Simpson Area Intermittent Closure Zones will be CLOSED on Monday. No climbing, skiing or other activities in these areas.

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Banff, Yoho & Kootenay National Parks

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These observations and opinions are those of the person who submitted them. The ACMG and its members take no responsibility for errors, omissions, or lapses in continuity. Conditions differ greatly over time and space due to the variable nature of mountain weather and terrain. Application of this information provides no guarantee of increased safety. Do not use the Mountain Conditions Report as the sole factor in planning trips or making decisions in the field.