Highmarking while snowmobiling is dangerous in these current conditions

Must Read

RCMP looking for missing person from Blueberry River First Nation

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Fort St. John RCMP are looking for help to find 36-year-old...

Fort Neslon Forestry Partnership means community reinvestment

FORT NELSON, B.C. - On June 29, it was announced that a partnership between Fort Nelson First Nation and...

25 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in BC, one new death added

VICTORIA, B.C. – 25 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed across the province, bringing British Columbia’s total to 3,053,...

The Canadian Avalanche Centre says highmarking, while snowmobiling is dangerous given the current conditions.

 

Highmarking is described as the challenge of riding a snowmachine as high as possible on the side of a steep, snow-filled mountain is great fun that requires skill.  Anna Brown a forecaster with the Canadian Avalanche Centre this is dangerous with the current conditions
[asset|aid=813|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=moosefm_news-20090118T1533.mp3]

- Advertisement -

Community Interviews with Moose FM


  

The RCMP have said the latest avalanche death was caused when a snowmobiler was highmarking on Babcock Mountain near Tumbler Ridge.  The snowmobiler triggered the avalanche at approximately 2:30pm Saturday.  Anna also says the current dangerous avalanche conditions in our area may stick around until the end of the snowmobiling season

[asset|aid=814|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=moosefm_news-20090118T1535.mp3]

 

For current avalanche conditions visit www.avalanche.ca

More Articles Like This