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Winter has come early to the Island Alps and while lower elevations have "below threshold" amounts of snow for avalanche hazard, at the higher elevations and on smooth ground cover, the potential exists. With more snow in the forecast hazard will become more widespread.
The Vancouver Island Avalanche Bulletin will start posting forecasts as hazard becomes more widespread and funding allows.
In the meantime please read this informative blog about early season conditions by Avalanche Canada forecaster James Floyer.
Take it easy out there. We've got a long season of riding ahead of us!