Banff, Yoho, Kootenay, and Jasper National Parks all under avalanche warnings now through the weekend

Mar 16 2017, 11:41 pm

Parks Canada issued an avalanche bulletin for Thursday, March 16 and Saturday, March 18.

The high level warning includes alpine, treeline and below treeline regions.

Image: Parks Canada

Parks Canada says a historic avalanche cycle is underway, with avalanches up to size 3.5 being widespread.  Some are reaching maximal runouts, including onto trails in simple terrain.

For now, avoid all avalanche terrain.