Avalanche Canada


Tricky Snowpacks And An Atmospheric River = Avalanche Danger

Revelstoke (Simon Horton, Avalanche Canada) – Southern BC and Alberta are now slammed by an intense “atmospheric river” bringing upwards of 60 cm of new snow on Friday and Saturday. Atmospheric rivers are concentrated bands of moisture that produce intense…






WorkSafeBC – Employers, Employees And Avalanche Risk

Richmond – WorkSafeBC’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulation requires all employers to ensure safe workplaces, including minimizing worker exposure to the risk of avalanches. If an avalanche risk is identified, employers must develop and implement appropriate avalanche safety plans and/or…



Updated Avalanche Warning – Warm Weather This Week

Revelstoke –  As Western Canada prepares for record high temperatures this week, Avalanche Canada warns recreational backcountry users to be ready for increased avalanche hazard. This warning applies to all Avalanche Canada forecast regions, from the Yukon to the US…