20 Apr 2012

A gathering of Chips family and friends to put his ashes to rest.

Fresh snow in the trees and 20 cm of new reported at pig alley. Already +2 in the valley so the sun will be  melting the valley snow quickly.

At 2280 meters the temperature as of 06:00 was -7, winds were 40-50 KPH from the SSE.
At 1550 meters the temperature was -3.5, 93 % relative humidity and the barometer is rising.
20 cm fell there last night and 20 cm fell at pig alley.
In the valley it is +2.
Solar aspects will warm up quickly today and expect size 2 natural avalanches.

For the latest Avalanche Advisory click here: Avalanche Advisory

An update on the avalanche in Kashmir: Siachen Glacier

Tips for snowmobiler's from the US Forest Service National Avalanche Centre: Stay Safe

Europe recieving record snow fall as well: Still Snowing

Grade 6&7 students from Mirelle Turcotte's class spent Wednesday April 18 on Blackcomb learning about Avalanche Safety. Thank you to Dan Davis, Jerome David, and Neil Proctor for giving your time toward a necessary  educational experience that all the students in our valley should be receiving. A special thanks to Mirelle for making it happen.