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Glacier National Park of Canada

Avalanche Terrain Maps

Asulkan and Illecillewaet

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Aerial Relief Map of Asulkan and Illecillewaet, Glacier National Park, showing significant avalanche terrain. Avalanche terrain exists beyond the major runout zones. The Mousetrap is a terrain trap. Before crossing consider: Avalanche danger rating, tour group size and spacing, safe locations to regroup.
Asulkan and Illecillewaet, Glacier National Park
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  • 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?

Emergency Phone: 1-877-852-3100

Avalanche bulletins are available at the Rogers Pass Discovery Centre.