Avalanche Canada issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational users of backcountry and front country avalanche terrain, in effect immediately until Sunday, Dec. 27.
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This is how the pro's suggest you approach the meter plus of fresh powder waiting in the alpine!
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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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The Purcell Mountains snowpack has been the culprit of some very large and destructive avalanches recently. There have been various triggers for these avalanches including natural triggers due to the weather, explosives, and human triggering by people on skis and snowmobiles. Unfortunately, one of these avalanches resulted in the fatality of two snowmobilers. In general, …
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Rapid warming is expected to increase avalanche danger this weekend and into next week.
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Parks Canada is in the process of having Waterton Lakes National Park re-mapped for avalanche hazards
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