Where are deep slabs occurring?

New blog post about the pattern of deep slab avalanches this season.  

New blog post: The evolution of our deep slab problem.

New forecaster's blog about our evolving avalanche problems is here

Win prizes for sending us observations!

We are giving away a $100 and $50 gift certificate to a local retailer of your choice to the two people who submit the most observations between now and February 15th.   Help us improve our public safety product!

(Although we do love to hear about the backflip you just stomped, the observations must be from the backcountry and informative to our forecasters.)

Avalanche fatality in Fernie

An avalanche fatality occurred on Monday, January 8 in the Lizard Range, near Fernie, British Columbia, approximately 60 miles northwest of our Whitefish Range's northern boundary.  Our thoughts go out to all those involved.  Preliminary info here.

New blog post about website changes

We published a blog post about a few changes to the website this year. We want to emphasize that we may publish different advisories for our mountain ranges, so it is up to you to check conditions on where you are going.