Skiers injured in an avalanche is southeastern British Columbia were on a self-guided trip and aware of the risks when they were caught in the snow slide, says an official from a ski holiday company.
An avalanche seriously hurt two people and sent several others to hospital near a British Columbia community, not far from where a snowmobiler died in another slide this weekend.
Professional avalanche watchers in B.C. have issued a special public warning about a heightened potential for avalanches across a large swath of the province over the coming days.
RCMP say a 34-year-old North Okanagan, B.C. man has died in hospital after being caught in an avalanche while snowmobiling near Vernon.
A man was killed and a woman taken to hospital following a dramatic rescue Sunday from a massive avalanche in southeastern British Columbia, in what was a deadly weekend in the backcountry.
No vehicles were caught under a large avalanche that rolled over Highway 16 and blocked off traffic for most of Monday near Mount Robson on the Alberta-B.C. boundary, said RCMP.
An avalanche has triggered a large landslide, which has blocked Highway 16 near Mount Robson, on the Alberta-B.C. boundary, RCMP say.
A 38-year-old man has died in an avalanche in Glacier National Park near Revelstoke in eastern B.C., the second avalanche death in two days in the province.
Crews have recovered the body of a skier caught in an avalanche near Revelstoke Mountain Resort Friday, as avalanche danger warnings remained high through much of ski country due to poor weather conditions.
An avalanche has swept down the backside of the Revelstoke Mountain Resort, catching up a group of three skiers and killing one of them.