Trail Condition Report

Kootenay National Park of Canada

Updated: June-17-19

Radium Hot Springs - Sinclair Pass Area
Condition Comments
Valleyview Good. Mainly dry.
Redstreak Loop Good. Mainly dry. Muddy sections
Redstreak Restoration Good Mainly dry.
Redstreak Campground Trail Good Mainly dry.
Juniper and Sinclair Canyon Good. Mainly dry.
Redstreak Creek Spring conditions. Caution: Bear in area
Kimpton Creek Spring conditions. Caution: Bear in area
Kindersley / Sinclair Loop Not recommended. Numerous hazards. Avalanche Danger. Travel is not recommended
Olive Lake Closed CLOSED - bear in the area
Kootenay River Area
Condition Comments
Cobb Lake CLOSED CLOSED - bear in the area
Dog Lake Good Mainly dry.
Simpson River Good ***No access to Mt.Assiniboine Provincial Park. Bridge near Surprise Creek Cabin permanently dismantled.
Vermilion Pass Area
Condition Comments
Verdant Creek and Honeymoon Pass Snow covered / Variable conditions Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Hawk Creek to Ball Pass Snow covered / Variable conditions Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Stanley Glacier Lower section good. Upper section snow covered. Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Marble Canyon Spring conditions. Wet and muddy sections
Paint Pots Fair Wet and muddy sections
Paint Pots to Marble Canyon Good / Fair A few wet and muddy sections
Tokumm Creek / Prospector's Valley Fair / Poor 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 Good Mainly dry.
Rockwall Trails
Condition Comments
Floe Lake Lower section good. Upper section snow covered. Snow at higher elevations. Risk of post-holing. Snowshoeing recommended.
Numa Creek CLOSED Bridge(s) out.
Tumbling Creek Fair / Poor Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Ochre Creek Good Snow patches, wet sections, STAY ON TRAIL, walking off trail damages the vegetation.
Helmet Creek and Falls Winter conditions Snow at higher elevations. Risk of post-holing. Snowshoeing recommended.
Tumbling / Helmet / Ochre Loop Winter conditions Avalanche terrain - Complex - Class 3
Rockwall - Floe Lake to Helmet Falls Winter conditions Snowbound. Steep snow slopes and slippery sections. Route finding necessary.Travel not recommended!
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