WARNING - Healy Lower Parking at Sunshine Slabs to the Sunshine Ski Area, Sunshine Ski Area to Red Earth Trailhead via Shadow Lake and Pharaoh Creek, and Borgeau Trailhead to Healy Meadows.

Issued: July 07, 2020

Ends: July 16, 2020

WHAT:  Special caution is recommended when travelling in this area due to a bold wolf in the area.


WHERE: Healy Lower Parking at Sunshine Slabs to the Sunshine Ski Area, Sunshine Ski Area to Red Earth Trailhead via Shadow Lake and Pharaoh Creek, and Borgeau Trailhead to Healy Meadows. See attached map for details.


WHY: A wolf has been displaying bold behaviour at backcountry campsites and seeking human food rewards.

·         Never approach, entice or feed wildlife.

·         Ensure all food, garbage, and pet food are stored inside a building or vehicle.

·         Supervise children and keep pets on a leash at all times.

·         If you are approached by a wolf, act aggressively to discourage it from approaching.

·         Carry bear spray and know how to use it.

·         Report all wolf sightings immediately to Banff Dispatch at 403-762-1470


Start date: 20-Jul-07

End date: Until Further Notice

IEM : 2020-HWC-0000-BANFU-1146
 
For more information, call Banff Park Emergency Dispatch at 403.762.1470