Notice of prohibition: Access prohibited - Pyramid Mountain

Issued: January 01, 2019

Pyramid Mountain

Effective date:

January 1 to December 31

Access prohibited:

Pursuant to section 7(1) of the National Parks General Regulations, the following area is prohibited to public use and travel by order of the Superintendent, Jasper National Park.

Where:

The area between 1200 m to 1400 m on the slopes of Pyramid Mountain, as delineated in the attached map.

  • Commencing on the slopes of Pyramid Mountain at the unnamed creek at 1400 m elevation band at easting 426883 northing 5867942 (#2 on map) following the creek bed centerline to the 1200 m elevation band at easting 427704 and northing 5867826 (#3 on map).

  • Thence continuing southwesterly along the 1200 m elevation band to the northeast comer of Pyramid Lake near the outflow stream and bridge (#4 on map).

  • Thence continuing parallel to the North shore of Pyramid Lake at a distance of 50 m from Pyramid Lake's high water line to within 50 m of the day use picnic area at the Southwest comer of Pyramid Lake (#5 on map).

  • Thence continuing 50 m from the outside west perimeter of the picnic area and the access road and connecting at the shortest straight line distance to the 1200 m contour at easting 425839 northing 5863415 (#6 on map).

  • Thence continuing east and south to the west and north side of Patricia Lake along the 1200 m contour above the north shore of Patricia Lake to the west end of Patricia Lake at easting 424619 northing 5862064 (#7 on map).

  • Thence continuing at a bearing of 290 degrees from true north azimuth to the 1400 m contour interval at easting 423461 northing 5862064 (#8 on map).

  • Thence following the 1400 m contour interval northeasterly back to the commencement point at easting 426883 northing 5867942 (#2 on map).

Why:

To ensure that wildlife are not displaced from an essential travel corridor.

NOTE: It is an offence under the Canada National Parks Act to enter a prohibited area. Violators may be charged.