The forecasts are now emphatic: A strong El Nino is now developing and will be in place this winter.
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The funding was formalized on Monday during an event at Grouse Mountain near Vancouver, as Jonathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, committed the government’s contribution for a one-time endowment to Avalanche Canada.
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Mount Waddington, once known as Mystery Mountain, is the highest peak in the Coast Mountains of British Columbia. Although it is lower than Mount Fairweather and Mount Quincy Adams, which straddle the United States border between Alaska and British Columbia, Mount Waddington is the highest peak that lies entirely within British Columbia. It and the …
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Gear up and launch into the Patagonian wilderness for an powder adventure where you experience the thrill of being a modern-day explorer as you pioneer new ski terrain in a mountain kingdom of over one million acres.
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Congratulations to Dr. Mike Wiegele! Thompson Rivers University conferred an Honourary Doctor of Laws degree on June 7th, in recognition of Mike’s groundbreaking work and lifetime of leadership in the snow sports industry. Mike also addressed the joint convocation of the Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism, and the Faculty of Law. “It’s an …
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Northern Escape Heli Skiing announced the construction of a new remote lodge opening for the upcoming 2020 season.
Read more Northern Escape Announces $4.2 million investment
You can contribute to a NASA research program when you backcountry ski next. This raises the question of why are astronauts interested in ski touring? Collecting snow depth data helps better predict weather, watershed runoff and so much more about our wild planet. NASA’s earth science program is interested in collecting height of snow (snow …
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Parks Canada has issued an Avalanche Warning for the Central Rockies region. They have been very busy conducting rescues and need your help in being safe if traveling in the backcountry. Parks Canada responded to an avalanche on Des Poilus Glacier that involved three skiers in the Canadian Rockies, one was critically injured and has …
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