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 … Read more Community Snow Observations + YOU
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 … Read more Parks Canada Issues Avalanche Warning
They are interested to hear from backcountry users of all experience levels about how they use avalanche forecasts and how the existing products could be enhanced to address their needs. Read more Avalanche Bulletin Online Survey
RED Mountain has announced new terrain and lift for next season. The Topping Chair expansion will deliver 300 additional acres of skiing and improve the flow of the mountain.
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Rogers Pass is one of the most beautiful glacial environment mountainous regions in Western North America. Glacier skiing gives adventurous people the combined rewards of remarkable beauty and the elation of descending pristine slopes. Knowing your exposure is key to being safe when climbing and skiing. Parks Canada scale Avalanche terrain ratings for backcountry touring … Read more Mountain Terrain Choices
By Caleb Brown The snowbanks were so big on the drive up Rogers Pass that I drove right past the parking lot for the heli-pad. I checked my rearview, seeing no cars behind me I slammed on my brakes, reversed down the highway then entered the slit in the bank. The cars from the other … Read more A wicked week!