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Upgrade Your Avalanche Transceiver

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Your life and the life of your friend are worth the investment, and modern units are far superior in all other aspects than old single- and dual-antenna units Read More →

Lurking Dangers

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There is powder up there. Way up there. But this is a stressed snowpack. Ryan Harvey warns us of the lurking dangers. Choose your terrain wisely. You can still trigger large avalanches on deep weak layers in areas that Read More →

Red Bull Cold Rush visits Revelstoke

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After a two year hiatus, the biggest event in backcountry freeskiing is coming to Revelstoke. Fusing the disciplines of backcountry slopestyle, big mountain, cliffs and alpine ski touring, Red Bull Cold Rush is an event like no other. From Read More →

Full Quiver for 2015

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By Jon Turk I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping Still my guitar gently weeps ……… I look at the world and I notice it’s turning While my guitar gently weeps In the 1968 Beetles Read More →

Powder Video Awards Winner

Cody Townsend

Perhaps over-billed as being the “Most insane ski line EVER” Cody Townsend did take home awards for Best Male Performance, Best Line, and Full Throttle at the Powder Video Awards with this sick ski line. Check out the line Read More →

Whistler's Night Watchman

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David McColm released the latest instalment in Whistler Blackcomb’s dazzling Beyond video documentary series, and it’s a beauty. Trained as an engineer but “spending more time on my photography,” WhistlerBlackcomb.com describes David McColm as not your ordinary Whistler photographer. Read More →

Avalanche Canada Widget Updated

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Savage Marketing recently launched Version II of an Avalanche Bulletin Internet widget for Avalanche Canada. Back Country Access (BCA) is sponsoring the latest version. Savage Marketing has launched version II of the avalanche bulletin internet widget in partnership with Read More →

Ski Touring in Rogers Pass and The Winter Permit System

Geobackcountry Rogers Pass

Situated in the Columbia Mountains, Glacier National Park’s 1349 km2 of peaks, glaciers and forest straddle the crest of the Selkirk Range, an area of legendary snowfall. Visitors to the park will find ski touring terrain including glades, alpine Read More →

Effects of electronics on your avalanche transceiver

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That electronics can interfere with avalanche transceivers was already known by the more experienced riders. But not every freerider knows that it is not wise to carry for example your cell phone, walkie talkie or GoPro close to your Read More →

Avalanche Safety Equipment Survey

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We are looking to develop a product for backcountry users that will solve a need in avalanche safety. Read More →

Tuck in your tail in the Backcountry

Golden avalanches

This troubled snowpack is not isolated to Golden, be safe and assume it applies to you area. Read More →

Developing Avalanche Scenario

Avalanche cloud

A major responsibility of a public avalanche forecaster is to look at the weather forecast and assess how it will impact the snowpack and avalanche activity. Another part of the job is to look at forecast weather and assess Read More →