Avalanche terrain maps - Banff National Park

Mountain safety

Cascade Waterfall

Aerial Relief Map of Cascade Waterfall, Banff National Park. Large snow avalanches regularly run over this waterfall. This hazard exists until late spring, often after the lower slopes are bare of snow cover. Different snow conditions exist high above the waterfall.
Cascade Waterfall, Banff National Park

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  • Does your group have the skills, knowledge and training to travel in avalanche terrain?
  • Are you carrying the necessary equipment?
  • Can you self-rescue? Do you have a plan?
  • Do you know the emergency number?
  • Have you checked the current avalanche forecast and weather forecast ?
  • Have you checked out with someone?
  • Do you have any other route options?

Phone Numbers

Emergency Phone: 911

Satellite Phone: 403-762-4506

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