Category: Nelson, BC

Whitewater Avalanche Conditions Report

Dave from Whitewater Ski Resort presents the Avalanche Conditions Report for December 9th, 2021. These conditions persist throughout most of BC. Avalanche Canada has also stated that we’re entering a period of uncertainty and rising avalanche danger for most regions. Avalanches might propagate widely and run faster than expected on the crust. If you’re heading …
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Can a Ski Area and Conservation Co-Exist?

Historically, conservationists vilify ski areas and often with just cause. The broad swaths cleared for runs fracture the eco system and resident wildlife hesitate traversing the new open areas. The recent emphasis on year-round mountain activities further displaces the wildlife. The increased human engagement brought in by the development forces the wildlife out of the …
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