Avalanche Canada’s Spring Conditions Guide

As we transition into spring, Avalanche Canada’s danger ratings have been replaced with this “spring conditions” icon: This icon means avalanche danger may be variable and can easily range from Low to High throughout the day. In general, reduce your exposure to avalanche terrain during periods of solar radiation, daytime warming, or rain. Even though …
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Avalanche Canada: The Forecasting Season Draws to a Close

Avalanche Canada forecasts are done for the season, but you should remain wary of a major warm-up as spring progresses. Whether it’s the sound of birdsong returning to your local woods, the sight of bustling local patios, or the whirring of bike hubs steadily rising on streets and trails like a B-movie insect invasion, you’ve …
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The Pit Boss – From pavement to powder

Before Cole Pearn, the billion-dollar NASCAR industry had nothing in common with backcountry skiing. The political, geographical, and cultural differences are comical. So how did Pearn end up chopping wood and cleaning outhouses instead of atop the billion-dollar race industry? Seventy-five million race fans were shocked when Pearn quit as one of the top NASCAR …
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