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We get accustomed to seeing avalanche forecasts fluctuate on a daily basis. There’s a cadence to avalanche forecasts, which often goes something like this: – It snows and blows and the avalanche danger rises. – As newly formed storm slabs start to settle and gain strength our attention switches to where wind slabs are still …
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Rapid warming is expected to increase avalanche danger this weekend and into next week.
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Ever feel like the more information you get, the more confused you become? Throughout the Interior Mountains, beautiful sparkly surface hoar crystals were laid down during a long dry spell in early December. These were especially prevalent at and below treeline, but didn’t get much of a chance to persist in the alpine, where a …
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Remember that in the spring strong solar radiation and warm temperatures can weaken the snow in a matter of minutes, and danger can change from LOW to HIGH very quickly.
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The North Face is one of Avalanche Canada’s longest-serving sponsors and they are honoured by their commitment to avalanche safety programs.
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