Category: Snow Conditions

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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An honest account of a Revelstoke Avalanche

An honest account by Andrew Sheppard of a recent avalanche incident in the Revelstoke backcountry. Andrew posted in the Revelstoke Ski Tourers page for everyone to learn from his experience. Here is Andrews account: “Hello fellow snow enthusiasts. I thought I would take the time to share my terrifying near-death experience of being swept down …
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