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MEC Avalanche Safety Grant Provides AST Courses for IBPOC Organizations for the 2023-24 Season

Avalanche Canada is partnering with MEC to make AST courses more accessible to all Canadians.

    Pascal Haegeli honoured with Gordon Ritchie Service Award

    Pascal Haegeli, a renowned expert in avalanche safety research, honoured with Gordon Ritchie Service Award

      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

            Karl Klassen and Mary Clayton awarded the Gordon Ritchie Service Award 2022

            Karl Klassen and Mary Clayton have made invaluable contributions to public avalanche safety throughout their careers.

              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.