Two-year support to go toward increasing public avalanche safety
Avalanche Canada is receiving $325,000 over two years from Columbia Basin Trust to help it continue its work of increasing public safety for winter backcountry users.
Avalanche Canada is a national public avalanche safety organization, with world-leading accident prevention programs and services. Based in Revelstoke, the organization produces daily avalanche forecasts throughout the winter for many of the well-used mountainous regions of western Canada, including the entire Columbia Basin. It has also developed an internationally recognized curriculum for recreational avalanche safety training, and ... more
Columbia Basin Trust supports the ideas and efforts of the people in the Columbia Basin.
We often work behind the scenes and take our lead from residents and communities. The Trust is here to offer resources, experience and support to all Basin residents.
While our range of services, programs, initiatives and financial investments is complex, our purpose is straightforward and easy to understand: we exist and act for the social, economic and environmental well-being of the Columbia Basin—now and for generations to come.