Trail Condition Report

Kootenay National Park of Canada

Updated: April-22-19

Radium Hot Springs - Sinclair Pass Area
Condition Comments
Valleyview Spring conditions. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Redstreak Loop Spring conditions. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Redstreak Restoration Spring conditions. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Redstreak Campground Trail Spring conditions. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Juniper and Sinclair Canyon Spring conditions. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Redstreak Creek Spring conditions. Snow patches. Wet and muddy sections.
Kimpton Creek Spring conditions. Snow patches. Wet and muddy sections.
Kindersley / Sinclair Loop Not recommended. Numerous hazards. Avalanche Danger. Travel is not recommended
Olive Lake Spring conditions. Soft snow with icy sections
Kootenay River Area
Condition Comments
Cobb Lake Spring conditions. Muddy with snow patches
Dog Lake Spring conditions. Muddy with snow patches
Simpson River Spring conditions. Muddy with snow patches
Vermilion Pass Area
Condition Comments
Verdant Creek and Honeymoon Pass Snow covered / Variable conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Hawk Creek to Ball Pass Snow covered / Variable conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Stanley Glacier Snow covered / Variable conditions Avalanche risk: Complex Class 3 - top half of trail crosses numerous avalanche paths. Lower section safe to 2.4 km. Stop at bridge over Stanley Creek.
Marble Canyon Spring conditions. Snow patches. Wet and muddy sections.
Paint Pots Spring conditions. Snow patches. Wet and muddy. Stay on the trail.
Paint Pots to Marble Canyon Spring conditions. Avalanche risk: Simple Class 1 - At about 1.7 km, trail crosses short 30 m wide runout zone of avalanche path.
Tokumm Creek / Prospector's Valley Snow covered / Variable conditions Avalanche risk: Complex Class 3 - top 2/3 of trail is very avalanche prone. No avalanche risk first 3.2 km. Stop before first large slide path.
Fireweed Loops Spring conditions. Snow patches. Wet and muddy. Stay on the trail.
Rockwall Trails
Condition Comments
Floe Lake Winter conditions Avalanche Risk: Complex Class 3. This trail crosses numerous avalanche paths. Lower section safe to 1.7km. Stop at second bridge over Floe Creek.
Numa Creek CLOSED Bridge(s) out.
Tumbling Creek Winter conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Ochre Creek Spring conditions. Avalanche risk: Complex Class 3 - top part of Ochre Creek trail and beyond is avalanche prone. No avalanche risk first 3.2 km. Stop at first large path.
Helmet Creek and Falls Winter conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Tumbling / Helmet / Ochre Loop Winter conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Rockwall - Floe Lake to Helmet Falls Winter conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
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