Backcountry Education

Backcountry Education

Backcountry Education

British Columbia’s wilderness areas are a popular destination for both BC residents and visitors. This guide is intended to help park visitors make the best of their backcountry experiences while staying safe, respecting other users, and protecting the environment.

Whether you’re going with a friend or taking an entire school group on a backcountry camping trip, this 15-minute group leader training module will give you more confidence to enjoy the outdoors safely and responsibly.



Park-Specific Videos

Garibaldi Provincial Park

Garibaldi Provincial Park sees a high number of backcountry visitors each year. The sensitive alpine environment, wildlife and challenging alpine conditions require a proper safety and stewardship orientation. This short video features an overview and orientation to backpacking in Garibaldi Provincial Park.


This video was filmed pre-COVID-19. Follow current PHO guidelines when visiting BC Parks.