Category: Destinations

Special Public Avalanche Warning for Southern BC and Western Alberta UPDATED

The Special Public Avalanche Warning issued Thursday, Jan. 20, has been expanded to include the South Rockies and Lizard Range regions. Avalanche Canada, in partnership with Parks Canada, is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users across numerous forecast regions in BC and Alberta. Warm temperatures and lots of sunshine are expected …
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Snowboarder fatality at Silverstar

A snowboarder was pronounced dead at SilverStar Mountain Resort on Saturday morning. The snowboarder was found alone and buried in the deep snow with only his snowboard visible. A skier spotted a snowboard sticking out of the snow in a Putnam Creek ravine and after digging discovered the victim unconscious. “Despite the attempt of rescuers, …
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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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Rogers Pass Sets New Snow records

Mount Revelstoke and Glacier national parks have reported new height of snow records set in Rogers Pass every day from Nov. 26 – 30, 2021. Parks wrote, “Know what that means? Safety, not skiing, is the top priority! Highway and avalanche control teams are working 24-7 to keep the national transportation corridor open and safe …
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