Avalanche Terrain Maps - Banff National Park

Mountain safety

Bow Summit

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Aerial Relief Map of Bow Summit, Banff National Park showing significant avalanche terrain. People trigger avalanches frequently on the upper slopes of Bow Summit. Careful routefinding will reduce the risk. If you are uncertain, stay in the trees.
Bow Summit, 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: 403-762-4506

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