Category: Golden, BC

Ski touring in Rogers Pass with the Winter Permit System

Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park is a popular backcountry ski touring destination with an average of 10 m of snowfall a year. It is also home to the world’s largest mobile avalanche control program. This means that explosive artillery fire is regularly used on mountain slopes to protect highway and railway traffic from natural …
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Alterra purchased Purcell Heli-Skiing

Alterra Mountain Company has purchased Purcell Heli-Skiing. The business and ski tenure will be incorporated into Alterra-owned CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures. CMH president and COO Rob Rohn will oversee the transition and all operations. “At Alterra Mountain Company we continually look for opportunities that offer guests unique mountain experiences and exceptional guest service,” said …
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What follows the AST-2 course survey

Avalanche education and awareness has come a long ways in a couple of decades and the advancements continue. The Kootenay Backcountry Guides are looking for your feedback on how to cater to the what recreational backcountry users are looking for after taking their AST-2. This is the pretext to their survey: “The most common question …
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