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Backpacking around the 10th of May

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Backpacking around the 10th of May


I'd like to do a 2 or 3 day Backpacking trip in the Banff area. Their Website has quite a few trails, but are any of those possible in early May. I don't mind if it involves snowshoeing. I'd just like it to involve either open campsites or shelters on the way.

Any ideas???

Thanks Nick

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1. Re: Backpacking around the 10th of May

You might want to call the Banff Trail Office (Parks Canada) for more information. Backpacking season in the Rockies really doesn't start until June/July. Many of the trails that go into the subalpine/alpine will have snow (avalanche danger) or wet and muddy conditions into July.

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