Banff campground reopens after man sent to hospital in rare wolf attack

A campground in Banff National Park where a wolf attacked a man in a tent last week has reopened to the public. The attack happened at the Ramparts Creek campground on the Icefields Parkway north of Lake Louise, around 1…

Banff campground closed after wolf attack

An early-morning wolf incident has closed Rampart Creek Campground in Banff National Park. At around 1 a.m. Friday morning, Parks Canada received a report of a wolf attacking a tent in the campground, leaving one camper with injuries to their…

3 mountaineers found dead after avalanche in Banff National Park

The bodies of three climbers who disappeared after an avalanche were found on Sunday, according to Parks Canada. On April 17, three mountaineers who attempted to climb the east face of Howse Peak in the Icefields Parkway were reported overdue,…

Austria fears for top climbers believed killed in Banff National Park avalanche

Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Friday his thoughts are with the friends and families of two of the country’s best-known climbers missing and feared dead in Canada along with an American alpinist following an avalanche. READ MORE: 3 climbers believed killed…

Parks Canada puts brakes on Icefields Parkway bike trail in Alberta

Parks Canada says it won’t go ahead with a controversial plan to build a bike trail along the scenic Icefields Parkway between Banff and Jasper National Parks. READ MORE: Parks docs show concerns with proposed bike trail between Banff and Jasper…

Wind, snowfall, avalanche warnings in southwest Alberta and Rockies

Wind and heavy snowfall warnings in effect across western Alberta and into British Columbia were prompting officials to ask motorists to be prepared or to delay travel heading into the weekend. Environment Canada issued heavy snowfall warnings for Banff and…