Yamanuska ReopensFollowing a brief closure, the Yamanuska area has been reopened to the public. The closure, mentioned yesterday, was due to an overwhelming of emergency resources. These incidents can be read about in more detail in this article on globalnews.ca.
This whole scenario serves as a not so gentle reminder that recreating in mountainous terrain is inherently risky. In response to the incident, gripped.com put out an article that highlights some hazards specific to the Yamanuska area, as well as a list of "10 things to keep in mind in the mountains" which is worth a read.
Play safe out there folks!