April 27th, 2023 | Mountain Sledder
Avalanche Canada has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) for the vast majority of mountainous regions in Western Canada this weekend, due to a dramatic warming trend in the forecast.
December 27th, 2022 | Martina Halik
Throughout the day, we take note of weather factors, such as how strong the winds are, or how much it’s snowing. We’ll often perform snowpack tests to get a better sense of…
December 21st, 2022 | Curtis Pawliuk
There have been so many posts on social media lately about avalanche transceiver interference from electronic devices. This is good discussion because it is a real problem, and many people still seem…
October 24th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
The Avalanche Terrain Exposure Scale (ATES) is a system of rating backcountry terrain by its potential to produce avalanches. It will help you know if the terrain in the area you’re planning…
October 14th, 2022 | Mountain Sledder
There's a new Avalanche Canada forecasting system which allow the organization to provide more accurate, localized forecasts to the public.
November 18th, 2021 | Mountain Sledder
Avalanche Canada has handed over the keys to the winner of its snowmobile 'Braap It UP!' fundraiser grand prize, a 2022 Polaris PRO RMK.
October 1st, 2021 | Mountain Sledder
Avalanche Canada has announced a service expansion including regular forecasts for Vancouver Island and more frequent forecasts elsewhere.
February 1st, 2021 | Marty Anderson
This winter, with more riders than ever pulling on a helmet and heading into the backcountry, it’s worth pointing out some crucial mountain snowmobiling budget items that should be mandatory, but unfortunately…
January 1st, 2021 | Dave Norona
December 10th, 2020 | Mountain Sledder
Avalanche Canada has announced a new online tutorial called Avy Savvy, which is aimed at new users of the winter backcountry.