Cross Country Skiing in Waterton
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There are excellent opportunities for cross country skiing in Waterton Lakes National Park. Ski trails in Waterton are categorized as designated and non-designated. Designated trails are identified by trailhead signs describing degree of difficulty and other information. Track setting is carried out for weekend skiing. Skiers who venture off designated trails are advised to voluntarily self-register their activitiy at the Park Warden's office.
Voluntarily self-registration is available at the Park Warden's office to anyone undertaking what they consider to be a hazardous activity. Registration is provided to ensure your safe completion of an activity. Once registered you must check in at the completion of your activity.
Weather in mountain parks can change without warning. Detailed avalanche forecasts and information regarding backcountry ski conditions are available by contacting a warden (403.859.2224) or by telephoning the Canadian Avalanche Association (1.800.667.1105).