Restricted activity: non-motorized paragliding and hang-gliding

Issued: April 10, 2013

Issued 2013-04-10 (YYYY-MM-DD)

Time 12:41:21

Restricted activity order

Restricted activity: Non-motorized paragliding and hang-gliding

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Park General Regulations, the takeoff or landing of either non-motorized paragliders or hang-gliders is prohibited by order of the Superintendent.

Where: The entirety of Banff National Park.

Why: To protect wildlife and habitat pending identification of suitable takeoff and landing zones for non-motorized paragliding and hang-gliding.

Violators will be charged under the National Park Regulations; maximum fine $25,000.

Effective Date: April 4, 2013 until further notice

Signed by: Dave McDonough, Superintendent, Banff Field Unit

Signed by: Melanie Kwong, Superintendent, Lake Louise, Kootenay, Yoho Field Unit