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Improvements to the Avalanche Forecast Layout

New forecast layout streamlines information and features photos

    School Program Receives Generous Donation of Safety Gear

    Coastal GasLink Donates to School Program

      Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing Youth Initiatives

      Selkirk Tangiers Heli Skiing Help Youth Access Avalanche Skills Training. 

      • YOUTH
      Sled Mentorship Opportunity

      Sled Mentorship Program 2024

      Mentorship available for sledders interested in professional path

        Female backcountry skiers prepare for a descent

        MEC Avalanche Safety Grants Awarded

        Four organizations receive MEC Avalanche Safety Grant

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        • NEWS

        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