Area Closed – Nels Nelsen Ski Jump area due to Avalanche Risk

In an effort to ensure the safety of the public, Parks Canada has closed the Nels Nelson ski jump area due to the avalanche risk after a glide crack formation. This is a popular tobogganing and hiking area, but for the time being, keep out. Failure to do so can result in hefty fines. The public bulletin notes the following:

WHERE: The Nels Nelsen Ski Jump area.

WHY: Elevated avalanche danger due to glide crack formation.

PENALTY: Violators may be charged under the Canada National Parks Act. Maximum penalty $25,000.

Effective date: January 30, 2020

End date: Until further notice

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