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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 →

5th Annual Ken Jones Classic Ski Competition

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On Saturday, 21 March 2015 LAke Louise is hosting the 5th Annual KEN JONES CLASSIC SKI MOUNTAINEERING COMPETITION. COMING UP! Let’s go while there’s still snow – Last SMCC calendar race of the season! Your race registration includes Saturday Read More →

Avalanche Canada Reveives $325,000 from CBT

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

Avalanche Canada is receiving $325,000 over two years from Columbia Basin Trust to help it continue its work of increasing public safety for winter backcountry users. Avalanche Canada is a national public avalanche safety organization, with world-leading accident prevention Read More →

Snow is forecast for March!

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“We have seen at least 2 months of mostly dry conditions, and it has been quite a disappointment,” says Chris Manly, Founder SnowForecast.com, “A weather change is coming for March!” This Sunday through Tuesday (1st – 3rd March) we Read More →

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 →