Avalanche danger warning issued for B.C. and Alberta backcountry users

A special avalanche warning has been posted for recreational backcountry users in several regions of B.C. and Alberta as warm temperatures make the snowpack unstable. (Avalanche Canada) A special avalanche warning has been posted for recreational backcountry users in several regions of B.C. and Alberta as warm temperatures make the snowpack unstable. (Avalanche Canada)

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