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BC ski hills and backcountry are beautiful but dangerous, …

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ski@whistler & blackcomb mt.
Image by HR via Flickr

especially this winter, too much wet snow. The snow is great news for our water supply, but our citizens (skiers, snowboarders and snowmobilers) keep forgetting about the deceptiveness of snow coverage and the likelihood of avalanches.

Avalanches claim two more victims

Two men dead after separate incidents at B.C.’s Whistler Blackcomb ski resort

It seems like the list of dead and missing doesn’t end quickly or easily this year. I feel for the rescue people. I’m sure that every dead adventurer that they have to recover is one  too many!

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