For all trips, big or small, follow the Three T’s:
- Trip plan - always leave a trip plan with someone, plan your route, know the terrain and conditions, choose a trip that fits the abilities of everyone in your group, and check the weather
- Training - learn the knowledge and skills you need before heading out, and know and stay within your limits
- Take the essentials - bring these basic survival items for every outdoor situation, and know how to use them
To help you prepare for a safe and enjoyable trip, learn more below and from the website of the Parks Canada destination you plan to visit.
Current avalanche risks, forecasts, terrain, know before you go, training.
Safety, winter weather, pets.
Who is at risk, health risks, treatments, how to reduce your risk.
Learn to stay safe in coastal environments, whether or not you plan on entering the water.
Avalanche information, activities, mountain safety program, custodial groups, useful links.
10 tips to respect wildlife and stay safe.
Safety tips for outdoor activities. Be adventure smart and learn the essentials.
Parks mountain safety YouTube videos.
Stay healthy in the heat.
How’s the rock?, climbing season, summer weather, safety, camping and bivouacs, rescue services.
Protect yourself from ticks and lyme disease.
Also available in French, Chinese, Hindi, and Tagalog.
Hypothermia, risks for swimmers, rip currents, river features, hazards and signals.
Regulations, cold water safety and tips.
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