Tag: AvalancheCanada

Avalanche Canada Ceases Issuing Forecasts Due to COVID-19

Avalanche Canada will issue its final forecast for the season on March 28, 2020, about a month earlier than normal, due to COVID-19.

Avalanche Canada Providing Forecasts via inReach to Kakwa

Snowmobilers in the Kakwa region, which straddles the border between Alberta and BC, will now be able to access avalanche forecasts via their Garmin inReach devices.

Avalanche Canada Posts First North Rockies Forecast

Avalanche Canada is now providing a regular forecast for the North Rockies region.

Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop Returns to Fernie in November

The Elk Valley Snow Avalanche Workshop welcomes avalanche professionals and recreationalists for a day of presentations and discussion of avalanche safety.

The Coming of Age of Mountain Sledding

It was the second major event in just two years, another nightmarish sign in the crossroads at which mountain sledding had arrived. In the years between 2007 and 2017, 63 sledders died…

Industry Leaders Work to Establish Association of Snowmobile Guides in BC

The first-ever sled guide association in the world is coalescing, with the epicenter in the interior of British Columbia. The collaborative effort is led by Great Canadian Tours—headquartered out of Revelstoke’s Glacier…

Avalanche Research Program Seeks Feedback from Backcountry Users of All Experience Levels

Simon Fraser University is asking for participation in an avalanche research survey that examines the ways in which backcountry recreationists use avalanche safety information.

Would Your Riding Partners Be Able to Save Your Life?

Is your rider buddy equipped with the skills to use all that gear to save your life? Have they practiced recently, or are their skills rusty? Why not ask them straight-out: When…

Top 5 Mountain Weather Forecast Apps/Sites

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…