Avalanche Bulletin


Valemount ski resort proceeding

A view of Mt. Robson from the area around Mount Pierre Elliot Trudeau and Mount Arthur Meighen west of Valemount

The proposed Valemount ski resort took a major step forward with the closing of investment towards 30,000 acres of resort land and 7000 vertical feet of skiing, according to people close to the project. Hunter Milborne, nationally recognized as Read More →

Early Season Avalanches


The following photos were taken on Tuesday, November 11 on Eagle Pass Mountain in the Monashees near Revelstoke. They show a size 2 skier controlled avalanche on a south aspect, elevation 2,300m, up to 80m wide x 30cm deep Read More →

Jumbo Lobster Skiing

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Jumbo’s Mayor Greg Deck would like to see many more lobster skiing Jumbo along with European and Asian consumers Read More →

Chatter Creek gets new snocats

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Chatter Creek is delighted to announce that “silver is the new yellow” this winter! Chatter Creek has three brand new snowcats. The new cats are Prinoth BR 350 and they come with new improved passenger cabs. The shiny snowcats Read More →

Avalanche Engineers


Avalanche Engineers is the story of two scientists who delve deep into the mysteries of the snowpack to find out how a snowflake becomes an avalanche Read More →

Get Ski Fit with Greg Hill

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Opening day is fast approaching and that means it’s time to stop procrastinating and start getting physically ready for the upcoming season. Now, it’s possible you’ve been prepping all summer in anticipation for winter fun? In that case disregard Read More →

Whistler Blackcomb two meter snowpack


Whistler Blackcomb continues to accumulate snow in the alpine and now boasts a two metre base. The base at Rendezvous Lodge is one meter and looking optimistic for an early opening. As expected with a two meter base, the Read More →

Baldface RaptorTRAX heli footage

Ken Block

The heli-footage of Ken Block driving a F-150 raptorTRAX climbing the snow-cat roads at Baldface Lodge and descending some low angle powder is entertaining. Read More →

Kickstarter GeoBackcountry Rogers Pass

Geobackcountry Rogers Pass

GeoBackcountry Rogers Pass is a guidebook featuring 100 backcountry ski tours at Rogers Pass, BC. A celebration of ski touring, phenomenal beauty and inspiration by Douglas Sproul. This guide book is the Roger’s Pass Bible, if you want all Read More →

Wayne Flann's Whistler Avalanche Blog

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Wayne Flann’s Whistler Avalanche Blog shares topics on Avalanches in Whistler, the Sea to Sky Corridor and around the Globe. If you are a frequent skier, rider, heli-dropper or sledder who frequents any part of the Sea to Sky Read More →

Sarah Burke inducted to Canadian Sports Hall of Fame

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Last week freestyle skiing pioneer Sarah Burke was inducted into the Canadian Sport Hall of Fame. Sarah’s accomplishments as an athlete and a builder in freestyle skiing earned her the induction to the Hall of Fame. Sarah’s story is Read More →

Helicat Canada

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Western Canada, and in particular British Columbia, is the most densely populated heli and cat skiing area on the globe. With its majestic coastal ranges rising out of ocean in the west, to the rocky mountains connecting Canada to Read More →