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Updated: September 14, 2017

Kananaskis Valley Trail Report

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Updated: September 14, 2017

After significant precipitation events from September 13-14, please be aware that trails have been left wet, muddy and slippery. If venturing into the alpine, anticipate snow, as there as been an estimated 5-14 cm that has landed above the 1900 metre mark. 

Larch trees are in their full autumn colours and its a spectacle not to be missed. Please be mindful that during the fall season that mornings are colder and the days are growing shorter. Please be prepared for all types of conditions and temperatures with the appropriate gear and equipment. Caution is advised

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.
  3. Guinn's Pass - This trail has been re-routed after the 2013 floods. Please note that this junction is now located at the Lower Galatea Lake, after Lillian Lake.

Closures:

  1. Maintenance Closure - Kovach Pond Day Use Area

Warnings:

  1. Notice - Stoney Trail and work on transmission lines
  2. Bear Warning- Galatea Creek Trail

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Galatea Creek
Note 1. Warning due to avalanche debris hazard.   2. Bear Warning in effect. 

Warning

Guinn's Pass
Note This trail has been re-routed after the 2013 floods. Please note that this junction is now located at the Lower Galatea Lake, after Lillian Lake.

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

Warning

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

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Stoney
Note Be aware of overhead hazard on transmission lines.

Warning

Open

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