Avalanche Bulletin


Glacier Wrap

Glacier wrap

A special 3M wrap is used in the Alps to prevent glacier melting. This summer Whistler announced a snowmaking pilot project in an attempt to save Horstman Glacier on Blackcomb Mountain. We experience the consequences of climate change everyday Read More →

Skier Owners File for Bankruptcy

Skier Mag

Skier magazine, SBC Media, have filed for bankruptcy and closed its 10 magazine titles, including Snowboard Canada, SBC Business, SBC Skateboard, and SBC Wakeboard. Officials at SBC said investors that stepped in 2014 to help support the media group Read More →

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 →