Special Public Avalanche Warning Expanded

Special Public Avalanche Warning expanded to include South Columbia and South Coast Inland regions.

  • Mar. 26, 2015 1:00 p.m.

Contributed by Avalanche Canada

Avalanche Canada has included sections of two more regions in the special public avalanche warning issued on March 24. The warning is now in effect for the Sea-to-Sky region, South Coast Inland west of Highway 1, North Rockies, Cariboos, North Columbia and the South Columbia region north of Highways 6 and 31A. This warning applies to recreational backcountry users and is in effect through March 29.

To see a map of the area covered by this warning, click here: https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?mid=zTBQ_p2Ua-cc.kyl1d_qa3PRI

To see the Special Public Avalanche Warning issued on March 24, click here:  http://www.avalanche.ca/news/VRHTjCUAADQcpVdL/spaw-150324

For the current avalanche forecast, check www.avalanche.ca.

For further thoughts on conditions, refer to the Forecaster Blog at www.avalanche.ca/blogs.

 

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