Rescue officials in B.C. are praising a group of skiers for saving a backcountry skier that was swept off a cliff and buried in an avalanche.
Two skiers were rescued Saturday after a sudden avalanche on a West Vancouver mountain swept one of the skiers over a cliff and buried him in deep snow, according to rescue crews.
Police say a woman from Anchorage, Alaska was the victim of fatal avalanche near Nelson, B.C.
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.