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Updated: September 14, 2017

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Updated: September 14, 2017

On September 13 and 14, significant precipitation events occurred in the valley. As higher elevations are colder, snow can be expected above the 1900 metre mark. An estimated 3-12 cm has fallen on every aspect, but this can be expected to melt quickly during the afternoon hours. This has undoubtedly left trails wet and muddy and potentially slippery. 

Larch trees are in their prime autumn colours and put on quite the spectacle during this time of year. Please be prepared for colder mornings, shorter days and drastically changing weather conditions. Bring the correct gear and equipment and plan accordingly.


  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.
  3. Residual avalanche debris may still be present in some valleys. Ex. snow and downed trees


Burstall Pass
Note 1. Bikes permitted on first 2.9 km of trail only 


Chester Lake
Note 1. Bikes permitted on the first 2.7 km only