Call 911 for police, fire or ambulance.
Remember, cell phones are not always reliable in the backcountry.
- Note: 911 emergency service is not available in Waterton Lakes National Park
Tell dispatchers you have a backcountry emergency and require assistance.
Banff, Yoho and Kootenay: 403-762-4506
Glacier and Mount Revelstoke: 1-877-852-3100
Waterton Lakes: 403-859-2636
How to Share Your Near-Miss
Send us an email using the following guidelines. In the subject line of your e-mail, please write the heading: Near-Miss!
Please make sure your report includes the following information:
- Type of activity (rock climbing, ice climbing, mixed climbing, scrambling, mountaineering, ski touring, etc.)
- Type of incident (rock fall, leader fall, ice fall, avalanche, crevasse issue)
- Your thoughts on what lead up to this event (thought process, experience level, etc.)
- Please provide us with as many details as possible.