Avalanche Terrain Maps - Banff National Park

Mountain safety

Parker Ridge

Aerial Relief Map of Parker Ridge, Banff National Park showing significant avalanche terrain.  Windblown snow creates avalanche hazards on Parker Ridge. Even small slopes can produce big avalanches. Avalanches occur here every year. Have you chosen a good route?
Parker Ridge, Banff National Park

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  • 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 forecast and weather forecast ?
  • Have you checked out with someone?
  • Do you have any other route options?

Phone Numbers

Emergency Phone: 911

Satellite Phone: 780-852-3100

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