One day while skiing with Greg Hill he said “expect the unexpected”. Wise words Greg.
Read more Dougie Climb a Tree!
A feature length documentary based on the events and circumstances surrounding the 1982 avalanche in Alpine Meadows, CA.
Read more Buried: The 1982 Alpine Meadows Avalanche
A group of five ski tourers who were heading out to complete Whistler's Spearhead Traverse accidentally triggered a size 2 slab avalanche while ascending the west face of Mount Pattison around 19:00 Thursday evening.
Read more Five skiers caught in Whistler backcountry avalanche
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 …
Read more Avalanche Canada: The Forecasting Season Draws to a Close
The airflow built up in front of the charging avalanche catches his kite and shoots him skyward a split second before he would have been crushed.
Read more Snowkiter Getting Blown Out of Avalanche Path
Six skiers from New Brunswick and Nova Scotia were injured — one seriously — following an avalanche Tuesday on Mont-Albert in Quebec’s Gaspe region. Quebec provincial police say they were called in the late afternoon and that paramedics and firefighters with evacuation sleds were also dispatched to the area. A group of seven was skiing …
Read more Six skiers injured in Quebec avalanche
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
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!