Avalanche Canada is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users in the North Rockies, South Rockies, the Lizard & Flathead, and Waterton Lakes National Park.
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Category: Jasper, AB
It all happened in a split second, but once it started it was already too late. One of Jasper’s most experienced mountaineers was at the mercy of Mother Nature as he was swallowed up in a class three avalanche of snow, ice and debris in the Tonquin Valley Feb. 28. Not knowing which way was …
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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: There is a report and pictures of this incident here. Details are scarce. The general orientation of Benny’s …
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