These freaks are built to blast but won't let you down when you get in over your head and have to shut 'er down.
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The Purcell Mountains snowpack has been the culprit of some very large and destructive avalanches recently. There have been various triggers for these avalanches including natural triggers due to the weather, explosives, and human triggering by people on skis and snowmobiles. Unfortunately, one of these avalanches resulted in the fatality of two snowmobilers. In general, …
Read more Avalanche Canada — A Scary Snowpack
We’re mid way into January and once again we’re looking at snowpack and where the best powder turns lie. We’re well into an average powder season and the question is, who has the most snow today? In this season’s Top 10 Powder Resorts Report, once again it’s no surprise that the top five resorts with …
Read more Top 10 Powder Resorts Report
Six skiers from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were injured — one seriously — following an avalanche Tuesday on Mont-Albert in Quebec’s Gaspe region. Quebec provincial police say they were called in the late afternoon and that paramedics and firefighters with evacuation sleds were also dispatched to the area. A group of seven was skiing …
Read more Six skiers injured in Quebec avalanche
With the first stop of FWT19 ready to drop in just under 9 days in Hakuba, Japan two new local wild cards have been announced for the debut events of the season: Taisuke Kusunoki (JPN) is in for stop number one in Hakuba and Logan Pehota (CAN) for stop number two in Kicking Horse, BC. …
Read more Pehota Returns to Kicking Horse as Wildcard
Sparwood and Fernie Search and Rescue were accidentally called out for an SOS activation from a Garmin InReach emergency beacon this holiday season.
Read more Garmin’s InReach Units Accidentally Calling SAR
Driving Kootenay Pass can be a challenge when it’s snowing, that’s normal for the Powder Highway. It was our lucky day with no delay or incident on the drive from Fernie. I was on my way to Rossland for opening weekend at Red Mountain with my 15 year old son Nathan. I knew this trip …
Read more The Josie – Rossland’s Latest Gold Rush
The new policy aligns with a shift that is happening in the industry as well as with the mission statement that guides Whitewater Ski Resort
Read more Whitewater is creating a Smoke-Free Environment
But, because I am a skier, deep in my heart, because as soon as this rib heals, I’m going back out there, I would really like to know what happened.
Read more Avalanche — Decision Making in an Uncertain World
Powder is very special however in my opinion, it's never worth the price of life. Be safe and respect the safety of others.
Read more Respect Avalanche Closures you Poachers!