Dave from the Whitewater Ski Resort is back to deliver their 5th Avalanche Conditions Report of the Season. Some key highlights to be aware of: – Sunny weather at the hill and great skiing. – Avalanche Canada dropped the hazard to LOW for the first time since December 7th, 2021 – There was a widespread … Read more Whitewater Avalanche Conditions Report
Historically, conservationists vilify ski areas and often with just cause. The broad swaths cleared for runs fracture the eco system and resident wildlife hesitate traversing the new open areas. The recent emphasis on year-round mountain activities further displaces the wildlife. The increased human engagement brought in by the development forces the wildlife out of the … Read more Can a Ski Area and Conservation Co-Exist?
Even though we are in the midst of spring and the snow is mostly melted, avalanche experts warn we’re not out of the woods just yet as there is still a lot of snow in the mountains. “Things change really quick and during these springtime cycles, you can see a drastic change from stable to … Read more Alaska Avalanche Danger High throughout Spring
For 2020 Whistler local Wayne Flann was awarded the CAA Service Award in recognition of his contributions to public and professional avalanche awareness and information sharing through his website. Read more Wayne Flann Receives CAA Service Award
An honest account by Andrew Sheppard of a recent avalanche incident in the Revelstoke backcountry. Andrew posted in the Revelstoke Ski Tourers page for everyone to learn from his experience. Here is Andrews account: “Hello fellow snow enthusiasts. I thought I would take the time to share my terrifying near-death experience of being swept down … Read more An honest account of a Revelstoke Avalanche