Canadian Avalanche Centre

8 Avalanche Deaths In One Week

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2014 | 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...

Snow In 'Very Bad Shape,' High Avalanche Risk

CBC | Posted 04.22.2014 | Canada Alberta

There is a very high risk of avalanches in most of the mountain ranges in Western Canada, prompting officials to issue a special public warning. T...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

Skier Killed In B.C. Avalanche

CBC | Posted 05.12.2012 | Canada

A skier has become the third victim of B.C. backcountry avalanches in a week after being caught in snowslide near Revelstoke on Sunday af...

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...