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Mountain Sledder Magazine | June 27, 2017

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Avalanche Canada| Mountain Sledder Magazine

Top 5 Mountain Weather Forecast Apps/Sites

April 8, 2017 |

Here is a top 5 list of the best weather apps and sites that can help you get a better picture of the weather forecast, so you can have more fun playing in the sun.Read More

A Positive Sign: Good Terrain Choice on a Deep and Touchy Weekend

March 22, 2017 |

They say that hindsight is 20/20. Looking back on the significant avalanche events that occurred just a few ridges to the south—as well as in the nearby Rockies—it’s clear that the snowpack at Gorman Lake on that sunny Sunday was tipping on the edge of disaster.Read More

So, You’ve Been Meaning to Take an Avalanche Course…

March 15, 2017 |

If you ride in the mountains—or plan to—but haven’t taken an avalanche course, don’t be ashamed. It’s not too late for you. Avalanche Canada can help you do the right thing for yourself, your friends and your family. Here’s where to start.Read More

Why the F&*K do you not have avalanche rescue gear??

February 3, 2017 |

If you ride in the mountains without training and gear, then you are not a mountain sledder. I don’t care what kind of hot-rod sled you own. Don’t call yourself that. Being a mountain sledder means something. It means that you’re prepared. It means that you can take care of yourself and others. And it means that you’ve taken the necessary steps to be as safe as you can out in the mountainsRead More

Conditions Report: Golden Feb 2, 2017

February 2, 2017 |

The conditions in Golden are about to change. For the past couple of weeks we’ve been enjoying blue skies and moderate temperatures. That trend was broken last Sunday with a light snowfall that brought roughly 10cm to the area.

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Conditions Report: Golden Jan 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 |

Cold, clear and cold are the words to describe the conditions in Golden this early January. We had a small system roll through and dump around 10-15cm in town on Monday. Otherwise, it’s been blue skies and frigid temps all week long.     Looking ahead, the cold, Arctic air … Read More

Conditions Report: Revelstoke Jan 12, 2017

January 12, 2017 |

There have been cold and dry conditions for the most part this past week. The one exception was a day long storm that hit us Monday and brought an ‘almost reset’. It filled in the tracks nicely thanks to a bit of help from the wind, but you can still feel … Read More

Sledder dies in avalanche at Clemina Creek

January 1, 2017 |

Patrick Garbutt photos   Snowmobiler dies in avalanche at Clemina Creek It was a tragic end to 2016 for one family, when a snowmobiler riding Clemina Creek near Valemount, BC was killed by an avalanche on Friday December 30. Eyewitnesses claim that three sledders were involved in the avalanche that … Read More

Nadine and Brodie—Avalanche Knowledge Video

December 5, 2016 |

Avalanche Canada ambassadors and mountain gurus Nadine Overwater and Brodie Evans made a decision after a tough season of avalanche losses in winter 2015/2016 to put together a video to help promote avalanche safety this winter.     Riding the Revelstoke backcountry day-in and day-out, the two riders come across … Read More

Thunderstruck 15 Revelstoke Fundraiser

December 2, 2016 |

Tonight is the the night for the annual Thunderstruck Premiere and Fundraiser in Revelstoke, BC. Taking place Friday December 2, 2016 at the Coast Hillcrest Resort in Revelstoke, the event features a plated dinner (sold out!), a premiere showing of Thunderstruck 15 and a fundraiser auction for local groups. Thunderstruck 15 … Read More