AvCan Webinar Recordings

Catch up on recordings of our AvCan webinar series.

This season our webinars are back. We're hosting webinars focusing on various aspects of avalanche safety, geared towards different user groups. Missed the live event? Catch up with the videos here:

Webinar 1: One Stop Shop

Get the low down on how Avalanche Canada tools can make your winter safer. This webinar is full of helpful tips and tricks and it's suitable for all backcountry users.

Webinar 2: Recognizing Avalanche Terrain and Trip Preparedness

Are you new to the backcountry or looking for a refresher? We focus on the basics of avalanche terrain, how to recognize and avoid avalanche terrain, what equipment is needed and what resources are available. Join our Avalanche Canada forecaster, Colin Garritty, to decipher the nuances of terrain, recognize hazards and help you safely route-find on your adventures this season. We will also cover trip planning and preparedness with a presentation from BC AdventureSmart. Sponsored by MEC.

Webinar 3: Powder, Power, and Pitfalls. Leveraging social media and the MIN for a safer winter.

Social Media and the Mountain Information Network (MIN) can be important tools in our backcountry decision making toolbox, but how do we make use of these powerful platforms while avoiding their considerable pitfalls? Explore how the digital can support your outdoor adventures with South Rockies field technician Jennifer Coulter as she strives to build a resilient online avalanche community and improve public safety. Sponsored by MEC.

Webinar 4: Staying Alive.

Learn from the experts! This evening focuses on various resources in the Revelstoke area including RMR, Parks Canada, RevSAR, Revelstoke Snowmobile Club and Avalanche Canada. There are many tips to glean that will help you stay safe this winter in the backcountry. Troy Leahey, local guide and long-time patroller from RMR and Nick McNutt, pro-rider of deep pow legend will also present. Sponsored by CBT with support from RMR.

Want to catch up with last year's webinars? Find them here:

Webinar 1 : One Stop Shop

Webinar 2: Renshaw Case Study

Webinar 3: Avalanche Safety for Ice Climbers

Webinar 4: Recognizing Avalanche Terrain and Trip Preparedness

Webinar 5: Revelstoke Staying Alive Night

Webinar 6: Getting the Most Out of the Mountain Weather Forecast

Webinar 7: Choosing Terrain for Snowmobilers

Webinar 8: Riding Out of Bounds... What You Need to Know

Webinar 9: Being Pro - Using the Daily Process

Webinar 10: Be Avy Savvy - What SAR Wants You to Know

Webinar 11: Mt Harvey Case Study

Webinar 12: Close calls in the Newfoundland backcountry

Webinar 13: Choosing Terrain For Skiers

Webinar 14: South Rockies Update

Webinar 15: Low Probability, High Consequence Avalanches

Webinar 16: Why is March the Deadliest Month?

Webinar 17: Behind the 'Gram

Webinar 18: Cold snow in the Yukon and transition to spring