Bc 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...

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...

Trapped By Kootenays Avalanche

CBC | Posted 02.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Two people are believed to be seriously hurt after being caught in an avalanche in a popular backcountry ski area in the Kootenay Pass area, off B.C.'...

Avalanche Warnings Across B.C.

CBC | Posted 04.24.2014 | Canada British Columbia

A special public avalanche warning is in effect for all B.C. mountain regions except two. The Revelstoke-based Canadian Avalanche Centre is warning...

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 04.22.2014 | 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...

Avalanche Warning On Mountains

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Backcountry skiers, snowboarders and sledders should be wary of dangerous avalanche conditions on mountains across much of southern Britis...

Alberta Snowmobiler Killed In B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The B.C. Coroner’s office has released the name of a man who died in an avalanche last Saturday in eastern B.C.He is identifie...

Man Dead From Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.21.2014 | Canada British Columbia

VALEMOUNT, B.C. - An avalanche in eastern B.C. has claimed the life of a man.RCMP say Saturday's slide was triggered at Goat Ridge in the Clemina cree...

Special Avalanche Warning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2014 | Canada British Columbia

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - The Canadian Avalanche Centre has issued a special warning for the public to use extreme caution in British Columbia's backcountry ...

Avalanche Triggers Massive Landslide, Closes Highway

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.15.2014 | Canada Alberta

VALEMOUNT, B.C. - No vehicles were caught under a large avalanche that rolled over Highway 16 and blocked off traffic for most of Monday near Mount Ro...

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...

B.C. Avalanche Kills Snowboarder

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.20.2014 | Canada Alberta

VANCOUVER - An Edmonton man who died in an avalanche in eastern British Columbia on Friday was remembered as the kind of person who could make people ...

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...

Avalanche Buries Skier Near Whistler

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.19.2013 | Canada British Columbia

WHISTLER, B.C. - A skier was sent to hospital but believed to be uninjured after an avalanche hit a group of backcountry skiers on Tuesday near the Br...

Avalanche Risk Soars Amid Pineapple Express

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The Canadian Avalanche Centre has issued a rarely used extreme avalanche rating, stressing the danger in many of British Columbia's mounta...

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...

Skier's Body Recovered From Revelstoke Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.25.2013 | Canada British Columbia

UPDATE - Feb. 25, 2013: Holger Achim Fritz, 24, was killed in the Revelstoke avalanche. Fritz was originally from Stuttgart, Germany, but most recentl...

Revelstoke Avalanche Kills Skier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada British Columbia

REVELSTOKE, B.C. - An avalanche has swept down the backside of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort, catching up a group of three skiers and killing one of ...

Cypress Skier Rescued

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

WEST VANCOUVER, B.C. - A lost skier who called 911 from a gully on Cypress Mountain in West Vancouver has been rescued just as the forecast calls for ...

B.C. Avalanche Danger Warning Upgraded

CBC | Posted 07.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Avalanche Centre has upgraded the danger rating to "high" throughout most alpine and treeline regions of B.C. mountains, and is discourag...

Heli-Skier Dies In B.C. Avalanche

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.21.2013 | Canada British Columbia

INVERMERE, B.C. - A 34-year-old German skier was killed and another skier injured after being buried in an avalanche in the Purcell Mountains in south...

Avalanche Risk High In Parts Of B.C.

CBC | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The Canadian Avalanche Centre says changes in the snow pack have increased the risk of avalanches through much of B.C.’s southern interior. ...