Canada Avalanche

8 Avalanche Deaths In One Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - An avalanche expert says the deaths of eight people this month in the mountains of British Columbia and Alberta is especially heart...

3 More Killed In B.C., Alberta Avalanches

CBC | Posted 03.10.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The last couple of weeks of warmer weather and wet, heavy snow across have created extremely dangerous avalanche conditions in the mountainous region...

Avalanche Near Lake Louise Kills Snowshoers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2014 | Canada Alberta

LAKE AGNES, Alta. - Parks Canada says two snowshoers have died after being buried in an avalanche near Lake Louise. Another three were uninjured.Offic...

WATCH: Stunning Double Avalanche

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A record-breaking snowfall in February kept B.C. avalanche crews busy. Now, they've released amazing video of their avalanche control work. The foo...

Man Dies In B.C. Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada British Columbia

NELSON, B.C. - A man was killed and a woman taken to hospital following a dramatic rescue Sunday from a massive avalanche in southeastern British Colu...

Coquihalla Re-Open After Avalanche Control

CP | Keven Drews, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Saturday Feb. 22, 2014: The Coquihalla Highway between Hope and Merritt is now reopen but officials warn that lanes are narrow and to take ca...

Avalanche Closes Coquihalla Indefinitely

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.06.2014 | Canada British Columbia

British Columbia's Coquihalla Highway has again been closed due to what a search-and-rescue official calls a massive avalanche. The route linking t...

Major Avalanche Shuts Coquihalla

CBC | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The Coquihalla Highway is closed with no forseeable opening due to a major avalanche near the Great Bear snowshed. According to the Ministry of Tran...

Avalanches 'Almost Certainly Going To Happen' This Weekend

CBC | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

A major storm forecast to dump up to 50 centimetres of snow on already dangerous mountain slopes in southern British Columbia and southwestern Alberta...

Avalanches 'Almost Certainly Going To Happen' This Weekend

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.04.2014 | Canada Alberta

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - An avalanche expert is warning people planning to hit backcountry slopes in eastern British Columbia and western Alberta in the com...

10 Caught In Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

GOLDEN, B.C. - A group of backcountry skiers has been rescued after being caught up in an avalanche near Golden, B.C., not far from the Alberta bounda...

Avalanche Buries Snowmobiler

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Search and rescue crews have located the body of a snowmobiler caught in an avalanche west of Kimberley, B.C., on Saturday.The man — who...

B.C. Avalanche Danger Ramps Up

CBC | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

The first Pineapple Express storm of the season — a blast of warm, moist, sub-tropical air and torrential rain — has hit B.C.'s South Coast, hikin...

B.C. Ice Climbers Survive Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

FIELD, B.C. - Two B.C. ice climbers dodged death, along with torrents of snow and ice, while climbing a frozen waterfall in Yoho National Park in sout...

B.C. Avalanche Risk Runs High

CBC | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Avalanche Centre is warning skiers and snowboarders about a high avalanche risk in parts of the province. The warning includ...

B.C.'s High Avalanche Risk

CBC | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

A heavy snowfall forecast for the Sea to Sky region north of Vancouver has pushed the avalanche danger rating up to high for the first time this seaso...

Banff Skiers Warned Of Dangers Conditions

CBC | Posted 03.01.2012 | Canada

Safety officials in Banff National Park are urging people to exercise extreme caution when heading to the mountains this weekend. ...

Second Avalanche Death In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.01.2012 | Canada

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - A holiday adventure turned into a tragedy for a group of heli-skiers in the British Columbia backcountry after one person was kill...

B.C. Avalanche Risk Rated High

CBC | Posted 02.27.2012 | Canada

Heavy snow and the risk of avalanches have closed several B.C. mountain passes, including the Trans-Canada Highway between Golden and Rev...