How Whistler Blackcomb paves the way for avalanche safety

Whistler Blackcomb in British Columbia has been pioneering avalanche safety management techniques to keep skiers safe on the mountain

Statistically, March stands out as the month with the highest incidence of avalanche fatalities in Canada. However, the ski patrol team at Whistler Blackcomb is consistently diligent in ensuring optimal safety conditions at the resort.

The field of avalanche management is still relatively nascent, yet the team at Whistler Blackcomb has been at the forefront, paving the way in the development of tools utilized at resorts globally.

Recently, I had the chance to speak with chief forecaster Darren Saul at Whistler Mountain to delve into the intricacies of maintaining mountain safety and explore forthcoming advancements in avalanche technology. Watch the video above to learn more.