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Updated: Jul 25, 2017

Kananaskis Valley Trail Report

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Updated: July 25, 2017

Trails are generally dry and in good condition. North and east facing slopes map still hold snow and may require glissading and additional gear. Water levels have peaked, but still remain high and potentially dangerous. Be prepared for rapidly changing weather conditions.

Notes:

  1. Bears and cougars are active - Carry bear spray, keep dogs on leash, remain observant and observe wildlife safety techniques
  2. Caution is advised for natural hazards such as downed trees and other natural hazards.

Closures:

  1. Maintenance Closure - Kovach Pond Day Use Area
  2. Seasonal Service Change - Lillian Lake Backcountry Campground

Warnings:

  1. Bear Warning - Nakiska Ski Hill
  2. Bear Warning - Bill Milne Paved Bike Trail
  3. Bear Warning - Mt. Kidd RV Park
  4. Galatea Creek Trail - avalanche debris hazard on trail.

Advisories

  1. Fires are prohibited in backcountry campgrounds.

Open

Bill Milne
Bear warning in effect from Kananaskis Village to Mt. Kidd RV Park

Warning

Bill Milne (Village to Kovach Pond)
  
Bear warning in effect

Warning

Open

Galatea Creek
Warning due to avalanche debris hazard.  

Warning

Guinn's Pass
Trail heavily damaged in 2013. Re-routes planned for 2017.

Warning

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Marmot Basin
 
This trail was heavily damaged in the 2013 flood; expect washouts and challenging travel.

Warning

Mount Kidd Interpretive
Bear Warning at Mt. Kidd RV Park

Warning

Prairie View
 
Bear closure in effect from Barrier Dam Day Use to upper Stoney Trail Junction

Partially Closed

Ribbon Creek
1. Bikes permitted on first 4 km of trail only

Open

Ribbon Creek Winter
 
Note: The winter and summer alignments of the Ribbon Creek trail differ. Winter alignment stops at North Ribbon Creek due to avalanche hazards.

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