Avalanche Bulletin


Did Someone Say 'Go For It'?

Golden reporter

SkiingGolden.com’s backcountry report usually is geared towards scaring the hell out of you out there. This week however, Chris Granter reports that you have nothing to fear but fear itself…within reason. Did Someone Say ‘Go For It’? February 25 Read More →

Large Avalanches in the North Rockies

Friday 20-Feb: Benny’s Bowl, Morfee Mountain, near Mackenzie

There has been a cluster of unexpected, large avalanches in the North Rockies region. Sadly, one of these resulted in a fatality. Here are some details on the three events that we have been made aware of: Friday 20-Feb: Read More →

Is Global Warming Responsible For Our Winter?

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By Peter Marshall This afternoon I went for a run and was quite comfortable in shorts and a T-shirt. Then I grabbed some lunch and sat in the sun for a bit. It was very warm and relaxing as Read More →

Terrace B.C. buried in record snowfall

Northern Excape

It’s time to dream about getting away from three days of rain and spring skiing here in Southern BC and travel to Terrace. Read More →

Backcountry captures ski industry

Greg Hill Salomon

Salomon doesn’t claim to make the gear designed for the longtime, hard-core randonee skier Read More →

We love you JP Auclair

JP Auclair

Please consider donating to help support JP’s young son Leo and his loving partner Ingrid during these hard times. Read More →

The Glory of Whitewater

Nelson powder Boys

My wife and first visited Whitewater in 1995. Whitewater is located near Nelson BC in the beautiful Selkirk Mountains. Warm weather had moved though BC and most of the resorts had experienced rain followed by freezing temperatures making harsh Read More →

CMH Monashees by John Eaves


Half of John’s aerial shots are from the helicopter and the other half are from his drone. Can you spot the difference? Read More →

Bitten But Not Swallowed

Bitten But Not Swallowed - Wayne Flann's Season-Ending Avalanche Ride

After 35 years of playing and working in avalanche terrain, you can imagine that I’ve had a fair bit of experience dealing with avalanches Read More →

Buried—A Forced Exercise in Listening

Buried (Rocky Mountain Books, 2014) by Ken Wylie

The arc of the story is not victimization, but of self-realization and personal growth. Of moving beyond. Read More →

Canadian Ski Mountaineering Update

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This weekend the Dogtooth Dash happens in Golden! The race registration includes Saturday party and two days lifts. Read More →

Martini Glasses, Mattresses and the Avalanche Scenario

Large Surface Hoar Crystals

At the end of the day, safe mountain travel is all about terrain selection. Read More →