Avalanche Information

There is always a possibility throughout the year for avalanche events to occur. The likelihood increases with the first snows of winter. Highway closures for avalanche control and actual avalanches can occur at any time.

Please check DriveBC for current road conditions and closures.


Avalanche Area No Stopping SignEnd Avalanche Area SignThe snow avalanche prone areas along BC Highways are identified by these two signs.

For your own safety, please do not stop in signed areas.


Check DriveBC

for current road conditions and delays

to “Know Before You Go“, or call


Learn more about the Avalanche Safety Programs.


The information on this page does NOT apply to backcountry avalanche conditions.

Backcountry users are strongly advised to check the Avalanche Canada’s web site.

Avalanche Canada