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The risk of avalanches in Interior BC is the highest this season then it’s been in more than a decade according to Avalanche Canada. (File Photo)

American businessmen, brothers identified as 2 victims of Mt. McCrae Avalanche

Two guests and a guide were trapped in an avalanche while in backcountry with CMH Heli Skiing

 

Adding a bit of colour to the landscape @kimberleyalpineresort. (greatgramsofgary/ Instagram)

Gary the cat shreds the gnar in Golden

Gary is a skiing cat that tours the Rockies

 

Nelson Nordic skier Cale Francis competed in the Teck Kootenay Cup at the Black Jack Ski Club in Rossland over the weekend. The race saw about 150 skiers, ages U8 to Masters, from across the Kootenays race in the two-day event. Photos: Jim Bailey

Black Jack hosts Teck Kootenay Cup

Cross country skiers hit the track at Black Jack on the weekend for inaugural race

 

An example of a skier falling into a tree well at Big White Ski Resort on December 30, 2018. (Todd Ganie photo)

‘It’s like you’re drowning in snow’: Teen saves father who fell into tree well at B.C. ski resort

By happenstance, the teen had recently watched a video explaining how to safely get out of a tree well

An example of a skier falling into a tree well at Big White Ski Resort on December 30, 2018. (Todd Ganie photo)
Before and after de-icing (Michael Ballingall/Submitted)

PHOTOS: B.C. ski resort encrusted in ice

Staff at Big White working hard to de-ice the Falcon chairlift

Before and after de-icing (Michael Ballingall/Submitted)
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Golden, Fernie and Invermere resorts among the most expensive in North America

The comprehensive list included 30 locations

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Kelowna’s Kelsey Serwa with a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Photo/BC Sports Hall of Fame)

B.C.’s Kelsey Serwa headed to sports hall of fame

2012 Pentiction Vees BCHL team also being inducted

Kelowna’s Kelsey Serwa with a silver medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. (Photo/BC Sports Hall of Fame)
Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac Etchemin, Que., races down the course in the women's FIS World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alta., on December 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

Donor gives seven-figure sum to help Canadian skiers paying out of own pockets

Financier says athletes spending about $30,000 to represent Canada at the highest level

Marie-Michele Gagnon of Lac Etchemin, Que., races down the course in the women's FIS World Cup downhill ski race in Lake Louise, Alta., on December 7, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn
The Keremeos Creek wildfire is currently visible from the Apex Mountain Resort’s webcams. (Apex Mountain Resort)

B.C. resort village evacuated as Penticton-area wildfire approaches

Keremeos Creek wildfire estimated at 437 hectares and growing

The Keremeos Creek wildfire is currently visible from the Apex Mountain Resort’s webcams. (Apex Mountain Resort)
Devon Wheeler takes a selfie as he hits the water during the “Slush Cup” at Sunshine Village ski resort near Banff, Alta., Monday, May 19, 2014. This is the 86th annual event and features prizes for the best belly flop, biggest splash and best face plant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Banff Sunshine Village to open to skiers, snowboarders and hikers on Canada Day

Resort plans to open Tuesday for summer skiing and riding and hopes to remain open until Sunday

Devon Wheeler takes a selfie as he hits the water during the “Slush Cup” at Sunshine Village ski resort near Banff, Alta., Monday, May 19, 2014. This is the 86th annual event and features prizes for the best belly flop, biggest splash and best face plant. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Rossland freeskier Xander Bankes topped the podium at the IFSA Canadian Open FreeRide championship at Red Mountain Resort in February. Photo: submitted

Rossland freeskier qualifies for Junior World championship

Xander Bankes’ freeski results earned him a berth in the 2023 Freeride Junior World championship

Rossland freeskier Xander Bankes topped the podium at the IFSA Canadian Open FreeRide championship at Red Mountain Resort in February. Photo: submitted
Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed

Rossland skier captures NorAm Cup title

Sage Stefani raced to the overall ski-cross title at the FIS NorAm Cup championship in Nakiska

Sage Stefani raced with Team Canada on the European Cup circuit and competed in the World Junior ski cross championship in Switzerland last month. Photo: contributed
September and Sage Stefani hope to share the podium at the National ski cross championship at Nakiska April 9-10.

A sensational week for Rossland ski-cross sisters

Sage Stefani named to Team Canada, September earns podium finish at FSI NorAm race at Big White

September and Sage Stefani hope to share the podium at the National ski cross championship at Nakiska April 9-10.
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RCMP ski patrol gauges speed of Rossland racers

RCMP asks residents to stay off RED Resort ski hill after hours

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’Tragic accident’ kills skier at Cypress Mountain Resort

West Vancouver Police Department and coroner’s office investigating

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Columbia Basin supports can help up-and-coming Black Jack skiers aspire to follow the path of Olympic and Jr. World Championship nordic skiers Remi and Jasmine Drolet. Photo: Jim Bailey

Columbia Basin brimming with sport success

With help of Basin support, Kootenay athletes make jump to world stage

Columbia Basin supports can help up-and-coming Black Jack skiers aspire to follow the path of Olympic and Jr. World Championship nordic skiers Remi and Jasmine Drolet. Photo: Jim Bailey
Canada’s Cameron Alexander speeds down the course during an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway, Friday, March 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)

B.C. skier ends Canadian downhill drought in shared victory

Cameron Alexander comes out of nowhere to earn country’s first downhill win in 2014

Canada’s Cameron Alexander speeds down the course during an alpine ski, men’s World Cup downhill in Kvitfjell, Norway, Friday, March 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Gabriele Facciotti)
Fernie Alpine Resort turnoff on Hwy. 3. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)

Man dies after skiing accident at B.C.’s Fernie Alpine Resort

A man died from injuries sustained while skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort over the weekend

Fernie Alpine Resort turnoff on Hwy. 3. (Scott Tibballs / The Free Press)
Canada’s Amanda Asay of Prince George, B.C., prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson, B.C., Baseball Canada said Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada, *MANDATORY CREDIT*

Longtime Canadian women’s baseball star Amanda Asay dies after skiing accident in Nelson

Amanda Asay, who was from Prince George, B.C., was 33 when she died

Canada’s Amanda Asay of Prince George, B.C., prepares to throw the ball in an undated handout photo. Asay, a longtime National team member, died of injuries sustained in a skiing accident in Nelson, B.C., Baseball Canada said Sunday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Baseball Canada, *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Mount Washington employees and skiers collaborate to set up a safety net under the Sunrise chairlift and catch a young person who was dangling from their chair. Screenshot

VIDEO: Skier dangling from chairlift caught by Mt. Washington staff, Good Samaritans

Mount Washington staff and skiers used a makeshift life net to catch…

Mount Washington employees and skiers collaborate to set up a safety net under the Sunrise chairlift and catch a young person who was dangling from their chair. Screenshot