Asulkan and Illecillewaet
Avalanche banner Aerial Relief Map of Asulkan and Illecillewaet, Glacier National Park, showing significant avalanche terrain. Avalanche terrain exists beyond the major runout zones. The Mousetrap is a terrain trap. Before crossing consider: Avalanche danger rating, tour group size and spacing, safe locations to regroup.
Asulkan and Illecillewaet, Glacier National Park
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Connaught Creek
Avalanche banner Aerial Relief Map of Connaught Creek, Glacier National Park, showing significant avalanche terrain. Connaught Creek is affected by complex avalanche terrain the entire way. Large avalanches cross the track every year. Is this a good choice today?
Connaught Creek, Glacier National Park
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Loop Brook
Avalanche banner Aerial Relief Map of Loop Brook, Glacier National Park, showing significant avalanche terrain. Loop Brook is a terrain trap. The first 2.5 km are exposed to multiple, converging runout zones. There are no alternate route choices. Travel efficiently and do not linger.
Loop Brook, Glacier National Park
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NRC Gully
Avalanche banner Aerial Relief Map of NRC Gully, Glacier National Park, showing significant avalanche terrain. All winter travel here is in avalanche terrain. Closures and restrictions apply to this entire region.
NRC Gully, Glacier National Park
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Hermit Meadows
Hermit Meadows Avalanche Terrain
Hermit Meadows, Glacier National Park - Click to view larger version 
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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

  • 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 Phone: 1-877-852-3100

Avalanche bulletins are available at the Rogers Pass Discovery Centre.