Trails in the South Kootenay Area
Fire in Kootenay Park
August 2003: The summer of 2003 saw British Columbia and Alberta ravaged by forest fires. Of the Rocky Mountain parks, Kootenay was the worst hit. On this occasion, hikers saw a new plume of black smoke erupt while they were on the Kindersley-Sincla
ir Col. It transpired that this fire had closed the Banff-Radium highway, and together with other fires had caused the temporary closure of most of the trails in the park.
Topo Map: Tangle Peak 82 J/112
Trail: Kindersley Pass-Sinclair Creek
Ref: CRTG p. 342
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