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Parks Canada Mountain Safety Program

Mountain Safety Programs in the Mountain National Parks are a branch of Parks Canada dedicated solely to the purpose of Public Safety.

Mountain Safety Programs Specialists are Parks Canada staff members who are entrusted to provide world-class Search and Rescue and Avalanche Safety services to visitors who want to experience its National Parks. Mountain Safety Specialists aim to provide visitors with as much information and guidance as possible in order for them to make informed decisions that will allow them to enjoy a variety of activities.

Mountain Safety Specialists want visitors to Canada’s Mountain National Parks to have meaningful, safe and enjoyable experiences.

A Parks Canada Mountain Safety Specialist prepares for a helicopter rescue
A Parks Canada Mountain Safety Specialist prepares for a helicopter rescue
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The Mountain Safety Programs in the Mountain National Parks are part of Parks Canada’s commitment to Public Safety.