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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

 

Engineering students test out their toboggan in advance of race day on Saturday, Jan. 28.  (UBC Okanagan/Contributed)

‘Get mooving’: Concrete Toboggan race returns to Big White

UBC Okanagan’s School of Engineering hosts the event for the first time since 2015

 

Oliver/Osoyoos Search and Rescue Team, along with members of North Shore Rescues, successfully saved a lost skier on Friday, Jan. 20. (Photo-OOSAR/Facebook)

Lost skier rescued at Mount Baldy by Oliver/Osoyoos, North Shore rescue teams

Talon Helicopters and members of North Shore were available in assisting with Friday night’s task

 

Big White Ski Resort is fully operations following a power outage that started Friday morning. (Big White Ski Resort/Facebook)

Big White fully operational following power outage

The ski resort returned to normal operations at 8:30 a.m. Saturday morning

Big White Ski Resort is fully operations following a power outage that started Friday morning. (Big White Ski Resort/Facebook)
A tree is shown on a power pole at Big White, causing an outage. (Submitted)

UPDATE: Big White power outage expected to last into the night

Most lifts running on backup generators

A tree is shown on a power pole at Big White, causing an outage. (Submitted)
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

Adding a bit of colour to the landscape @kimberleyalpineresort. (greatgramsofgary/ Instagram)
Yorke Parkin and Saige Beaumont. (Contributed by Bex Parkin)

Young athlete to represent Revelstoke at Special Olympics BC Winter Games

Yorke Parkin is a 14-year-old skier from Revelstoke

Yorke Parkin and Saige Beaumont. (Contributed by Bex Parkin)
The Move RX team hosts its first charity workshop of the year on Jan. 19. (MoveRX.ca)

Workout workshops supporting Kelowna Women’s Shelter

Move RX raised over $600 for Foundry Kelowna in 2022

The Move RX team hosts its first charity workshop of the year on Jan. 19. (MoveRX.ca)
A power outage has closed Baldy Mountain Resort on Monday. (Baldy Mountain Facebook)

Power outage causes Baldy Mountain to close

Chairlifts can’t spin without power and guest service has no power as well

A power outage has closed Baldy Mountain Resort on Monday. (Baldy Mountain Facebook)
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)

Big White clearing ice so Falcon chair can fly again

Staff at Kelowna ski resort working hard to de-ice the falcon chair

Before and after de-icing (Michael Ballingall/Submitted)
(Kicking Horse Resort)

Golden, Fernie and Invermere resorts among the most expensive in North America

The comprehensive list included 30 locations

(Kicking Horse Resort)
COSAR rescued a skier on Dec. 14, 2022. (COSAR/Facebook)

2 calls in 3 days for Central Okanagan Search and Rescue

All rescue efforts were successful

COSAR rescued a skier on Dec. 14, 2022. (COSAR/Facebook)
A skier was trapped for close to five hours on a "dark and cold night" east of Apex on Saturday before he was rescued. (Penticton Search and Rescue)

Skier rescued after spending 5 hours on ‘dark and cold night’ in South Okanagan

Penticton Search and Rescue is reminding people to plan and prepare before adventuring

A skier was trapped for close to five hours on a "dark and cold night" east of Apex on Saturday before he was rescued. (Penticton Search and Rescue)
AltiTunes 2022. (altitunesmusicfest.com)

Peach Pit, Felix Cartel take over Big White for AltiTunes

Tickets for this Après-ski festival go on sale Dec. 8

AltiTunes 2022. (altitunesmusicfest.com)
The Ripper Chair. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
The Ripper Chair. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Opening day is early at Apex Mountain which is boasting the best fresh powder conditions they've ever seen. (Apex Mountain)

Video: Best snow conditions Apex Mountain has ever seen for opening day, says manager

With an 138 cm base, great ski conditions for Friday’s opening

Opening day is early at Apex Mountain which is boasting the best fresh powder conditions they've ever seen. (Apex Mountain)
Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)

Okanagan skier becomes first Western Canadian in 7 years to make slopestyle team

Alec Henderson is currently competing for Canada at a World Cup event in Austria

Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)
Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)

Okanagan skier becomes 1st Western Canadian in 7 years to make slopestyle team

Alec Henderson is currently competing for Canada at a World Cup event in Austria

Alec Henderson is the first skier from Western Canada to earn a spot on the nation’s “NextGen” slopestyle team. (Submitted)
One of Apex's staff testing conditions on the mountain after recent heavy snowfall. (Apex Mountain - James Shalman)

Penticton’s Apex Mountain looking at early start to ski season

The mountain had plenty of snow from the recent storm and may open as early as Dec. 2

One of Apex's staff testing conditions on the mountain after recent heavy snowfall. (Apex Mountain - James Shalman)