Avalanche terrain ratings and map for Waterton Lakes National Park

Know before you go

Will your group be travelling in avalanche terrain?
  • Does your group have the skills, knowledge and training to travel in avalanche terrain?
  • Are you carrying transceivers, shovels and probes?
  • Can you self-rescue? Do you have a plan?
  • Do you know the emergency number?
  • Have you checked the current avalanche bulletin and weather forecast?
  • Have you checked out with someone?
  • Do you have any other route options?
Emergency contact

IN CASE OF EMERGENCY call 1-888-WARDENS (1-888-927-3367).
Cell phones are not always reliable in the backcountry.