Drone Used In Search & Rescue

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The backcountry community is buzzing after some interesting events in a search and rescue effort at Sun Peaks this past week. For the first time in BC, a drone was used to assist in locating missing skiers and snowboarders. Read More

G3 – A Guide’s LIfe

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A GUIDE'S LIFE - #G3BACKSTORIES EP. 3. Whitecap Alpine Adventures' owner Lars Andrews is featured in this video from G3 - Genuine Guide Gear. The IFMGA/ACMG guide gives us a glimpse of the risks and rewards of growing up into a life of full-time backcountry ski guiding in his own backyard, literally. Read More

Join Us: Backcountry 101

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Join BLBCA and True Outdoors for a FREE Backcountry 101 clinic! Whether you’ve already spent long days carving turns in backcountry powder, or you’re just considering venturing out for the first time, Backcountry 101 will have something for everyone. Read More

See You at the BMFF

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We’re at the Banff Mountain Film Festival from Friday, Nov. 4th to Sunday, Nov. 6th. Stop by our booth in the Mountain Marketplace to learn more about our backcountry network, ask a question about avalanche awareness or just to say hi! We'll also have a sweet contest running for your chance to win great backcountry prizing from True Outdoors! Read More