Whistler Avalanche Blog
Wayne Flann, Whistler Blackcomb ski patroler and paramedic, chose a great year to start a new avalanche blog service for Whistler. With over three meters of snow and many unstable layers in the snowpack, big avalanches have been common in Whistler. The Whistler snowpack is more characteristic of the Rockie Mountains than the Coast Range.
Here is a large 3.5 ripping out of Corona Bowl, the largest avalanche they have ever seen in that bowl:
Wayne has an impressive safety bio including: Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche Association, Blackcomb Ski Patroller, Whistler Search and Rescue, Safety Consultant for Film Industry, Past Avalanche Forecaster for Blackcomb Mountain, Trauma Paramedic, Canadian Ski Guides Association
To follow Wayne’s Whistler Blog visit wayneflannavalancheblog.com