General conditions

Fall has officially arrived! The weather in the mountains can change quickly. Be well informed before you head out and be prepared for sudden winter conditions. Weather

Safety warnings

Be bear aware! The bears are still awake.

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Have you been hiking in the last few days? Share a few pictures with us as well as your impressions. This will help us keep this report accurate for other hikers: pc.yohoinfo-infoyoho.pc@canada.ca

East End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Paget Lookout Trail Be prepared for the possibility of winter conditions at higher elevations. 08-10-2019: Snow covered; Trail details
Moderate Sherbrooke Lake Trail Snow covered with wet, muddy and slippery sections. 08-10-2019: Fresh snow; Trail details
Moderate Ross Lake Trail Snow covered with wet, muddy and slippery sections. 08-10-2019: Fresh snow; Trail details

Emerald Lake Area

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Moderate Emerald Basin Trail Snow covered with wet, muddy and slippery sections. 08-10-2019: Fresh snow; Trail details
Easy Emerald Lakeshore Trail Snow covered with wet, muddy and slippery sections. 08-10-2019: Fresh snow; Trail details
Difficult Hamilton Lake Trail Not recommended. 08-10-2019: Route finding may be necessary; Snowbound; Trail details
Difficult Wapta Highline Trail Not recommended. 08-10-2019: Snowbound;  
Difficult South Burgess Pass Trail Be prepared for the possibility of winter conditions at higher elevations. 08-10-2019: Snow at high elevation ; Trail details
Moderate Yoho Pass Trail Be prepared for the possibility of winter conditions at higher elevations. 08-10-2019: Route finding may be necessary; Snowbound at higher elevation; Trail details

West End Trails

Rating Trail Condition Comment Links
Easy Wapta Falls Trail Poor. 08-10-2019: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Hoodoos Trail Poor. 08-10-2019: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Lookout Trail Poor. 08-10-2019: Wet and muddy sections; Trail details
Moderate Mt. Hunter Upper Lookout Trail Be prepared for the possibility of winter conditions at higher elevations. 08-10-2019: Snow covered; Trail details

Yoho Valley

The Yoho Valley road is closed due to winter road conditions. The seasonal Whaleback bridge has been removed for the winter. Expect snow at higher elevations.

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Lake O'Hara

The lake O'Hara campground is now closed for the winter season.

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