Photos submitted by Mike Boissonneault

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28 men were killed when an avalanche struck the camp

Photos from an avalanche that hit the North Route Cafe killing 7 of the 8 people in the cafe. The cafe was located about 45 km west of Terrace, BC on BC Hwy 16. This disaster triggered a Task Force that resulted in many positive changes.

Some photos from the 2002 International Snow Science Workshop in Penticton, BC

A large avalanche onto BC Hwy 31 from the Nature Boy Path

Photos of a powder blast that pushed trees onto the TransCanada Highway while it was open. Most avalanches in the path follow a deep gully and run over the snow shed.

Mostly photos of field work, plus some of the ice storm that hit Hope, BC at the start of training

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Snow Avalanche Archive, updated September 2019.