Avalanche terrain maps - Banff National Park

Mountain safety

Wawa Ridge

Aerial Relief Map of Wawa Ridge, Banff National Park showing significant avalanche terrain. Wawa Ridge is in the backcountry. People trigger avalanches here every year. What brings you here?
Wawa Ridge, Banff National Park
© Parks Canada

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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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