1 Jan 2012

Happy New Year. This clip is of an avalanche in low angle terrain below tree line near Golden B.C.

No new snow in the Whistler area last night. -8 at 2280 M, 15 KPH winds out of the South. Maximum wind last night was 40 KPH. It will warm up as the day progresses. Expect size 1-2 soft slabs with the facets still being reactive at tree line and above treeline. There are rumours of an avalanche involvement yesterday with Whistler Heli Skiing, but nothing confirmed. Flurries today , 10-15 for Monday, Flurries Tuesday and then Wednesday expect up to 50 Cm. Freezing levels will fluctuate for the next few days.

For more information on the Revelstoke avalanche click here and other incidents in  that area are linked on this page: Revelstoke Avalanche

For the latest WhistlerBlackcomb Avalanche advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory