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Major Avalanche Shuts Coquihalla

The Coquihalla Highway is closed with no forseeable opening due to a major avalanche near the Great Bear snowshed. According to the Ministry of Transportation, some snow reached the highway, covering...
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10 Caught In Avalanche

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 boundary.RCMP received a call from the International Eme...
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Avalanche Buries Snowmobiler

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 will not be identified until his family is notified...

B.C. Avalanche Danger Ramps Up

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, hiking the avalanche danger rating and setting up condition...

B.C. Ice Climbers Survive Avalanche

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 southeastern British Columbia.A safety specialist at B...
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B.C. Avalanche Risk Runs High

The Canadian Avalanche Centre is warning skiers and snowboarders about a high avalanche risk in parts of the province. The warning includes the Sea to Sky and Kootenay Boundary regions, as well as th...
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B.C.'s High Avalanche Risk

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 season. Alpine areas in the region are forecast to get...