Avalanche Bulletin


Snowmaking Pilot project on Horstman Glacier

Horstman Glacier

Whistler Blackcomb will conduct a new snowmaking pilot project aimed at preserving the Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain. Read More →

Ski Areas Slash Season Pass Prices

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This really was a game-changer for our guests, it pushed us to think that if we want to create more participants in our sport, we’ve got to continue doing this Read More →

Tropical Pacific now at El Niño levels

El Nino

Because it’s closest to the oceans where El Nino develops, British Columbia would feel the effects the most. Read More →

Don Thompson to Lead Red Mountain

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Don Thompson has been promoted to president at Red Mountain. Read More →

Compelling economic case to protect snow sport resorts in BC

Skeirs enjoying powder in Revelstoke

A new report, highlighting the importance of B.C. winter resorts to the provincial tourism economy, is coming at a critical time as the sun sets on a second year of challenging ski conditions. “We’re kind of at a turning Read More →

Clair Isrealson Retires

Clair Isrealson

Thanks for the dedicated service to the health, safety and fun of other mountain folk. You will be missed. Read More →

Warmer weather may increase avalanche death toll

Size 3 above Blackcomb Glacier Heli-Bombing release on A PWL March 3, 2013

Warmer weather may increase avalanche death toll into spring, said Avalanche Canada Read More →

Ortovox Transceiver Recall

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Ortovox has recalled its S1+ avalanche transceiver. Read More →

An Interior Problem On The Coast

Remote avalanches triggered by skiers nearby.

In the last few days, there’s been a string of close calls and near misses in the Sea to Sky region. Read More →

After a ski patroller's death

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After a ski patroller’s death, a flurry of questions: Forest Service permitting issues complicate a southwestern Colorado tragedy Read More →

British Columbia Develops Climate Change Action Plan

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The government of British Columbia is developing a Climate Change Action Plan aimed at helping B.C.’s 35 ski resorts Read More →

Prominent Mountan Guide Dies

Robson Gmoser

Robson Gmoser was killed in the avalanche that occurred on Tuesday March 10th at Sorcerer Lodge. Read More →