Tag: avalanche hazard

Avalanche Canada: The Crust That Never Dies

It’s here to stay… The early December crust/facet persistent weak layer (PWL) is now a well-established feature of this season’s snowpack. The atmospheric river events that created this layer were unprecedented, in terms of their intensity. But the resulting layer is not. We’ve seen these “rain on snow” events before, and those experiences provide us …
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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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