Despite an overall reduction in avalanche activity, there have been several near misses in recent days from across the province.
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Special Public Avalanche Warning for the South Coast extended and expanded to include Vancouver Island. This warning is an extension from one that was issued on January 28 and will be in effect until February 4.
Read more Special Public Avalanche Warning for the South Coast Extended and Expanded
Parks Mountain Safety issues Warning to Poachers
Read more Parks Mountain Safety issues Warning to Poachers
A snap election called by the John Horgan government has put funding for the organization in question.
Read more Avalanche Canada anticipating increased users and less funding
Smartphones: we all use them, all the time. And yes, even in the backcountry (Instagram!). It’d be too simplistic and even unsafe to just tell people not to bring their phones at all when they head out of bounds, because while their signal does interfere with that of an avalanche beacon within a certain range, …
Read more What to do with a Smartphone in the Backcountry
While these new products may be beneficial in most day-to-day life, the use of the wrong batteries in avalanche transceivers can be life-threatening in the backcountry.
Read more Rechargeable Lithium-ion Batteries Impact Transceivers