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Backcountry skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers are being asked to stay out of avalanche terrain in most mountain parks in Alberta and British Columbia.
A special avalanche warning has been issued for recreational backcountry users in mountains stretching through south and central British Columbia.
The body of a 36-year-old Calgary man has been recovered from the site of an avalanche east of Fernie, B.C.
Adventurers are being warned to use caution in the mountains north of Vancouver as a winter storm sweeps through the region, increasing the avalanche risk.
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.