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Lives Touched – The Ripple Effects of Avalanches

The ripple effects of an avalanche involvement reach far beyond the victim, leaving a lasting impact on family, friends, rescuers and even total strangers.

The Birthplace of the Rocky Mountain King

Thousands of hours of planning and preparation finally come together when a 20-minute trek down a 150-meter-long assembly line transforms a bare tunnel into a brand-new Rocky Mountain King.

8 New Year’s Resolutions for Sledders

Here are eight New Year’s Resolutions for sledders that will refine your social behaviour and help ensure you get invited back when the powder gets deep again in the new year.

Taiga Motors Completes First Production Snowmobiles

Taiga Motors today announced it has completed production of its first customer-ready electric snowmobiles and is working with governing agencies on final approvals to begin first deliveries to pre-order customers in early…

Up Your Avalanche Transceiver Game by Doing This

This obvious but oft-overlooked step can help avalanche transceiver users significantly improve their understanding of the functionality of their device!

Which Avalanche Transceiver Has the Best Range?

We tested 12 avalanche transceivers to find out how their range compares to what's advertised by the manufacturer and to discover which beacon has the farthest signal search range in a real-world…

Boulder Mountain Access Closed by Landslide

A series of three major rain events rolling across British Columbia has resulted in a landslide, causing a section of the Jordan River Forest Service Road (FSR) to become impassible near the…

The Rockies of the East – Backcountry Snowmobiling in Newfoundland

It's not just the sea, the rocks, the rugged beauty. Now, it's also backcountry snowmobiling in Newfoundland that is drawing visitors to the province.

Glacier National Park’s Avalanche Control Program Wages a Modern-day Battle in Rogers Pass

Glacier National Park’s avalanche control program wages a modern-day battle to keep the Trans-Canada Highway clear through British Columbia’s Rogers Pass.

Avalanche Canada Awards 2022 Polaris PRO RMK ‘Braap It UP!’ Fundraiser Grand Prize

Avalanche Canada has handed over the keys to the winner of its snowmobile 'Braap It UP!' fundraiser grand prize, a 2022 Polaris PRO RMK.