Avalanche Bulletin


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 →

Meet Mike Douglas, Whistler’s Favourite Local

Mike Douglas skier

From the slopes of Whistler, BC, Steve Young interviews Mike Douglas — father, freeskier, filmmaker, and, most recently, Whistler’s favourite local. Read More →

Amer Sports Launch the Mountain Academy

Mountain Academy

Atomic and Salomon join forces to create first online course of its kind to help skiers stay safe in the backcountry Read More →