November 16th, 2018 | Marty Anderson
It finally happened. I had to be “That Guy”. I had to voice my concerns in avalanche terrain and just say no. In my particular experience on this day, our group leader…
November 6th, 2018 | Curtis Pawliuk
I absolutely the love the idea of avalanche airbags. They are an amazing safety tool that has been shown to save lives by reducing the chance of a full burial in an…
September 21st, 2018 | Nicole Matei
SAR Managers frequently dispatch a small initial strike-team to respond rapidly via helicopter, which resolves most responses within a short period of time. This rapid-deployment unit will include an avalanche technician, a…
March 29th, 2018 | GADSAR
Sledders are now pushing deeper into the mountains than ever before, and in doing so, gaining access to the remote and breathtaking glaciers and icecaps of BC. Accidents can be avoided when…
March 16th, 2018 | Marty Anderson
Who will know you're in trouble when you get lost or injured in the backcountry? Maybe no one, if you don't leave a trip plan with a responsible person.
February 14th, 2018 | Patrick Garbutt
A group of five riders was lingering directly in the runout of several large avalanche paths, unaware of the danger above them in the avalanche start zone.
February 7th, 2018 | Curtis Pawliuk
The current complex snowpack in Interior BC is beginning to show its very ugly teeth, with the potential for large, remotely-triggered avalanches.