Tag: avalanche hazard

Whitewater Avalanche Conditions Report

Dave from Whitewater Ski Resort presents the Avalanche Conditions Report for December 9th, 2021. These conditions persist throughout most of BC. Avalanche Canada has also stated that we’re entering a period of uncertainty and rising avalanche danger for most regions. Avalanches might propagate widely and run faster than expected on the crust. If you’re heading …
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Avalanche Canada — A Scary Snowpack

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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