Jasper National Park of Canada

Whistler Creek

Avalanche symbol
Aerial Relief Map of the backside of Marmot Peak, Jasper National Park showing significant avalanche terrain.  The backside of Marmot Peak is in the backcountry. People trigger avalanches here regularly. Are you prepared?
Whistler Creek, Jasper National Park
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • Does your group have the skills, knowledge and training to travel in avalanche terrain?
  • Are you carrying transceivers, shovels and probes?
  • Can you self-rescue? Do you have a plan?
  • Do you know the emergency number?
  • Have you checked the current avalanche bulletin and weather forecast ?
  • Have you checked out with someone?
  • Do you have any other route options?

Phone Numbers

Avalanche Bulletins: 1-800-667-1105

Emergency Phone: 911

Satellite Phone: 780-852-3100