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Special Public Avalanche Warning for Western Canada

This special warning is in effect immediately and will apply through the end of Monday, May 1.


New Avalanche Canada Mobile App

New mobile app is available

    Five members of Mountain Mentors smiling in front of a ski resort.

    Four Organizations Serving IBPOC Communities Receive MEC Avalanche Safety Grant

    Indigenous Women Outdoors, Mountain Mentors, The Howl Experience, and Zero Ceiling receive grants for AST course

      This image is of a snowy scene with a black circle over it. The Avalanche Canada logo is on top. Below is text saying, 'That's all, folks! Thanks for a great season."

      Record-Setting Forecast Season Comes to an End

      Avalanche Canada issues record 2,307 avalanche forecasts this winter—the most ever

        A snowmobile parked below an avalanche in Newfoundland.
        Newfoundland Field team

        Avalanche Canada Launching First Newfoundland Avalanche Forecasts

        Avalanche forecasts will be provided for Newfoundland for first time ever.

          Four BIPOC Organizations Receive MEC Avalanche Safety Grant

          K8 Mountaineering Club, Colour the Trails, Rocky Mountain Metis, and Indigenous Women Outdoors receive grants for AST course

            Avalanche Canada Urges Respect for Restrictions on BC Highways

            Backcountry recreationists in southwest BC asked to respect non-essential travel restrictions.

              Avalanche Canada Forecast Program Expands For 2021-22

              New forecast regions and new field teams in place for this winter.