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Climbers: Closure in Banff Park

Banff Park will be doing controlled burns around Guides Rock near Banff, the area will be closed until the end of May.

Issued 2014-04-30

Where: The area between Hillsdale Meadow at the east end of the Hillsdale split to the Fireside day-use area (including parking lot and Edith and Mt. Cory trails – Edith pass trail to its junction with the Cory pass trail). Highway 1A, the Bow Valley Parkway, is still open for vehicular travel (see attached map)

No access to Mount Cory, Louis, Edith or Norquay

Why: To ensure public safety during prescribed fire operations
ACCESS FORBIDDEN: Entry by special permit only.Violators will be charged under the National Parks Regulations: maximum fine $25,000

April 30, 2014 to May 30, 2014

Effective Date
Date d’entrée en vigueur

Original signed by : Dave McDonough
Banff Field Unit
Parks Canada Agency