Jasper National Park Trail Condition Report

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Trail Condition Report

Jasper National Park of Canada

Updated: Monday, April 16, 2012

Here in the Canadian Rockies we’re seeing longer days but still lots of snow at elevation. In the valley we have a mix of snow, ice, slush, and puddles, depending on the time of day.We appreciate any trail reports.A wolf warning is still in place on the Pyramid Bench and adjacent areas. Please report all wolf sightings to Jasper Dispatch at 780-852-6155. Check the  avalanche bulletin  if you`re planning to travel in the backcountry. If you have trail experiences and conditions to share please  email us or leave a message on 780-852-6177.
For public safety or resource conservation reasons, Parks Canada may impose trail warnings, closures or restrictions.  Check our important bulletins page to see  the latest updates. Please report trail conditions to jnp.info@pc.gc.ca .
Help us provide the best trail info! Email jnp.info@pc.gc.ca or post your latest trip news on the Jasper Trail Alliance Facebook Page.
THERE WILL BE NO MORE TRACKSETTING AS OF MARCH 23RD.
Cross-Country SkiingWinter skiing tracksetting finished as of March 23.
Condition Comments

Whistlers Campground – Skating lane & classic trackset Mar 22 – Wolf Warning
. Late season conditions

Whirlpool/Moab Lake Trail – trackset Mar 8
. Late season conditions

Leach Lake Trail – Trackset Feb 28 skating lane only
. Late season conditions

Geraldine Fire Road Tackset Feb 6
. Late season conditions

Wabasso Campground – Skating & classic lanes trackset Mar 7
. Late season conditions

Pyramid Fire Road – Trackset Mar 14
. Late season conditions

Pipeline Trail – Trackset Mar 15
. Late season conditions

Summit Lakes Trackset Mar 2
. Late season conditions

Edith Cavell Road trackset classic & skating Mar 14
. Late season conditions

Athabasca Falls Loop (no dogs) – Trackset Feb 6
. Late season conditions
Hiking/Snowshoeing/Ungroomed Cross-country skiingWarmer spring weather is changing trail conditions daily. Cleats are recommended on most local walking trails. A wolf warning remains in place for Pyramid Bench and adjacent areas. Please refer to the link attached to specific trails and please report all wolf sightings to Jasper Dispatch at 780-852-6155. Use caution on stairs at Maligne Canyon and Old Fort Point as early season icy conditions persist.
Condition Comments

Pyramid Trail – Wolf Warning
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.

Mina Lakes-Riley Lake Loop – wolf warning
. Late season – variable conditions.

Trail 2 – Wolf Warning
. Late season – variable conditions.

Patricia Lake Circle – wolf warning
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.

Maligne Canyon
Late season – variable conditions. Stairs and bridges in the canyon may be slippery. Proceed with caution.

Signal Fire Road
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.

Valley of the Five Lakes
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.

Wabasso Lake
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.

Bald Hills Lookout
Late season – variable conditions. Combinations of compact snow, ice and mud.
Backcountry TrailsWinter conditions and avalanche hazards persist at higher elevations throughout the park. Please consult the Canadian Avalanche Centre’s website at; XyX://www.avalanche.ca/ for currents and avalanche information.
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