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Snowmobilers' safety comes first for BRP, which is why we are involved in the promotion of avalanche education," said Mathieu Laforest, Global Ski-Doo Marketing director.
The avalanches were caused by heavy snow that battered the Cascades from a weather system moving from the Gulf of Alaska.
Three avalanches of 200 cubic metres went down spontaneously near the mountain ski resort Roza Khutor, the emergency services reported.
General Motors Corporation (NYSE: GM), a United States-based automaker, is withdrawing its Chevrolet Avalanche pickup.
The numbers involved in this incident were so high, he is reported saying, because avalanches were not expected in the immediate area of the camp that was struck.
Rusev also warned that there is avalanche danger in places, where it usually is rare, including under the treeline, and that a number of significant avalanches in such places have already fallen.
Four more avalanches have hit the province since Tuesday, causing financial and life losses, the natural disaster department director said.
NICHE: Avalanche beacons are the backbone of the business: "BCA's beacons stand out from the crowd because of their rapid processors, and they are the easiest to use.
VANCOUVER, March 14, 2010 (TAP) - Three people are dead and others feared buried in snow after an avalanche struck a snowmobile competition near Revelstoke, British Columbia, police said on Sunday.
According to Valais police reports, six people have been referred to the cantonal prosecutor after allegedly setting off avalanches that swept onto official pistes in Anzere and Zermatt, risking the lives of people skiing there.
Ogwen Valley team spokesman Chris Lloyd repeated warnings about unstable snow likely to cause avalanches and urged walkers to be careful if visiting the region this weekend.
The avalanches all took place within a matter of hours and followed a warning from experts.