UPDATE: Special Public Avalanche Warning for parts of B.C. Interior, effective Dec. 28-Jan. 2

Avalanche Canada is issuing a Special Public Avalanche Warning (SPAW) for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately, December 28 until end of day January 2, 2023.

Updated SPAW area in bolded text below:

The warning applies to most of BC’s Columbia Mountains, Glacier and Mount Revelstoke National Parks, as well as the Northern Rockies. It now also includes Banff, Yoho, Kootenay and Jasper National Parks. The SPAW extends from the southern boundaries of the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy and Kokanee and Valhalla Provincial Parks to Williston Lake north of Pine Pass and Mackenzie.

See the map of regions involved for more information.

For current avalanche conditions, visit Avalanche Canada.