Tag: Avalanche Safety

Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop Nov 10, 2018

Fernie, BC will play host to the first ever Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop (EVSAW) at Traynor Hall on November 10, 2018. The event welcomes both avalanche professionals and recreationalists for a…

Ski-Doo Supports Free Avalanche Awareness Seminars

Once again, BRP has shown its continued efforts to promote avalanche safety for mountain riders by supporting more than 40 free avalanche awareness seminars this fall through its Ski-Doo brand.

High Avalanche Hazard and the Fine Art of a Courageous Retreat

You’ve been planning this trip for weeks. The sleds are loaded, and hotels booked. One problem: High Avalanche Hazard. Here's what to do.

BRP Offers Free Avalanche Awareness Seminars this Fall

BRP is offering avalanche awareness seminars in 17 locations in Canada throughout October and November, with 25 locations scheduled in the Unites States. The avalanche awareness seminars are open to anyone interested—not…

The Next Generation Doesn’t Want to Sled Anyway, Do They?

If you are worried about the next generation getting hooked on snowmobiling, here are a few easy things you can do to help prevent it.

The Effects of Compaction on Avalanche Terrain

  Boulder Mountain, Quartz Creek, Eagle Pass and Clemina are all names of popular riding areas that are likely known throughout the majority of the snowmobile community. We call these “managed” areas,…

Sure, you are transmitting—but what else is?

Transceiver Interference In the world of avalanches, something good can also potentially be something bad. For example, we talk about trees and rocks acting as anchors stabilizing a snowpack, but in some…

Avalanche Safety Webisode Kickstarter

There’s a new Kickstarter campaign that all mountain riders can get behind; it’s called “The Hunt for Zipper Mouth Creek”, and is the brainchild of Revelstoke locals Jeremy Hanke and Jeff Scott. The…

Top Ten Reasons to Get On It.

It's a perfect -2˚ with blue-bird skies and chest-deep powder, the kind of day one wishes for the perfect line up of all the elements. Your sleds running great all your buddies…

CAC Heads Up Mountain Snowmobile Avalanche Incident Prevention Program

The Canadian Avalanche Centre is heading into a second year of a three-year initiative that has the goal of increasing avalanche safety and lowering avalanche incidents among mountain sledders.  The nearly 1million…