Avalanche survivor from 2003 calling 2023 a challenging season, says be cautious, aware

Avalanche survivor from 2003 calling 2023 a challenging season, says be cautious, aware

Twenty years after he survived being buried in a deadly avalanche in British Columbia’s backcountry, Ken Wylie is urging people to be cautious and aware while dealing with a similarly unstable snowpack this year. “Just accept this is a challenging season and make plans around that,” he said from his Mill Bay home on Vancouver Island. “And stick to the plans that you make around that. Don’t let those plans erode as you kind of tickle the snowpack to ever-increasing …