Bc Avalanches

B.C. Skiers Rescued After Being Caught In Avalanche Overnight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.14.2016 | Canada British Columbia

"I'm sure it was a miserable night.''

Canadian Military Continues Longest Mission -- Against Avalanches

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It's a never-ending war that the Canadian Forces has no hope of winning.

Avalanche Warnings Extended For Alberta And B.C.

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.18.2015 | Canada Alberta

It includes Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper national parks, as well as Alberta's Kananaskis Country.

App Will Increase B.C. Mountain Safety: Avalanche Canada

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A group that promotes avalanche safety says a new smartphone app provides backcountry users with important real-time information.Aval...

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...

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...

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. ...

Natural Disasters Ravages The B.C. Interior

CBC | Posted 06.27.2012 | Canada

An evacuation alert has been issued for an area in B.C.'s Interior due to an immediate danger of a flash flood, local authorities say. The...

Another Skier Dead In BC

CBC | Posted 05.21.2012 | Canada

A man and woman have died in an avalanche near Nelson, B.C., police say. The avalanche occurred at about 10 a.m. PT Wednesday morning, hit...

Skier Killed In B.C. Avalanche

CBC | Posted 04.04.2012 | Canada

A skier has been killed in an avalanche near Nelson, in southeastern B.C. The slide occurred on Meadow Mountain at about 11:00 a.m. PT, hi...