An avalanche at near Mount McCrea, just south of Revelstoke, has claimed the lives of two guests, and a ski guide who was also caught in the slide remains in critical condition.
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Category: Snow Conditions
Avalanches that occur during periods of cooling are important because they can surprise people.
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Avalanche Canada is reporting that the snowpack is spooky for much of Western Canada.
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Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) in effect for December 28 until the end of Monday, January 2. The SPAW region includes most of BC’s Columbia Mountains, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks, as well as the Northern Rockies. It now also includes Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper National Parks. The …
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It lurks deep within the snowpack all winter, barely changing but well hidden, waking up then going back to sleep.
Read more The deep persistent slab is the Apex Predator of Avalanches