Avalanche Canada is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of day Sunday, December 16.
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But, because I am a skier, deep in my heart, because as soon as this rib heals, I’m going back out there, I would really like to know what happened.
Read more Avalanche — Decision Making in an Uncertain World
Powder is very special however in my opinion, it's never worth the price of life. Be safe and respect the safety of others.
Read more Respect Avalanche Closures you Poachers!
We enjoy the world’s finest opportunities for winter outdoor recreation. Each year, an increasing number of snowmobilers, skiers, snowboarders, mountaineers, and snowshoers venture into the backcountry with their friends to enjoy what nature has to offer. Unfortunately, each winter, some of these people die in avalanches, an outcome which could be prevented with education and …
Read more Avalanche Canada’s Online Avalanche Course
There’s nothing cool about getting caught in an avalanche! If you travel beyond designated winter trails assume you are in avalanche terrain. Everyone in your party should have the training, knowledge and equipment to safely travel in avalanche terrain. This includes carrying probes, beacons and shovels. Knowing the real-time, location-specific information on the avalanche conditions …
Read more Avalanches are not cool!
Avalanche Canada’s Mountain Information Network (MIN) reported an avalanche incident earlier today. Parks Canada responded to an InReach activation for three skiers who were hit by a natural avalanche in a couloir on the east ridge of Mt. Patterson. There were no burials, but all three went for a ~100m tumble sustaining various injuries, the …
Read more Avalanche Canada Reports Avalanche Incident
We get accustomed to seeing avalanche forecasts fluctuate on a daily basis. There’s a cadence to avalanche forecasts, which often goes something like this: – It snows and blows and the avalanche danger rises. – As newly formed storm slabs start to settle and gain strength our attention switches to where wind slabs are still …
Read more Avalanche Canada: Spring should be simple
Rapid warming is expected to increase avalanche danger this weekend and into next week.
Read more Avalanche Canada: Warming increases Danger