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This is a collection of links to pages of weather forecasting information that we use when planning a trip into the mountains around Vancouver. I am grateful to the sites that have posted this excellent information. Let me know if any of these links vanish, or of relevant new sites. Write to Skiing or Riding. Please put Backcountry BC in the Subject.
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Feature How-to plot GPS tracklogs and waypoints on a topo map
Whistler Pan #1
Whistler Pan #2
Whistler Pan #3
3 dozen Pacific Mountain Cams This page takes a while to load
Cypress Bowl/Black Mt.
Mt. Rainier facing Wilson Headwall
From Above Burrard Bridge excellent cam
Key to Above Burrard Bridge Landmarks (200 kb)
Burrard Bridge Archives
North Shore Mountains from Jericho Beach. Mt. Strachan on the far left
Lion's Gate Bridge
Snug Cove Ferry Berth
Mt. Seymour Alpine 5-day Forecast winter season only
YVR (airport) 5-day Forecast
World Surface Map
Choose a LOOP (>0.5 meg) 60-hour predictions
Use these to anticipate when systems will arrive.
Recent Snowfall maps.
Canada & USA
Make your own IR loop popup window.
Use the above when there is no sunlight. Click the Build Animation button.
Make your own Visible light loop
When there is sunlight on the Pacific, the visible light images show icefields and other landmarks as well as clouds. Click the Build Animation
Same coverage as above, but GOES-10 animation shows huge a huge animation of the N. Pacific. The file is large and may choke your browser. On dialup go make coffee while this loads.
New N. America Colour loop
New 3-week colour globe
Seattle to Sunshine Coast
Environment Can. Radar
Current Avy Bulletin
Don't leave home without it. Take the
transceiver, shovel and probe too.
Recent bulletin for South Coast / BC
And here is the bad news for this season:
RELATED SITES WE FREQUENT
TelemarkTips News and Forum
NEW The Message Board at ClubTread encourages member to post pictures as well as trip reports. Good discussion here too. Orientated to hiking in the Pacific Northwest.
Canadian Mountain Encyclopedia
Please register and support this service. The information, photo essays and trip reports at this site are fantastic.
Please discover and support the Wilderness Education Program. Robert has provided some volunteer assistance to this worthy legacy of the work of John Clarke.
Thanks to all the sites that post this information.
If you use this site, we'd love to know the reason - or if you know of new and better sites, or spot problems here, please write to: Skiing or Riding. Please put Backcountry BC in the Subject.
Conditions in West Vancouver, click this: