Highway 1 is closed over Rogers Pass due to a vehicle incident.
The road is closed to all traffic between Revelstoke and Golden, except for emergency vehicles. The next update is at noon.
CLOSED – #BCHwy1 – Vehicle incident in @GlacierNP near Rockgarden Trailhead has closed the highway between #Revelstoke and #GoldenBC. No detour available, assessment in progress.
Info here: https://t.co/70fVx6cyST#Sicamous@511Alberta
— DriveBC (@DriveBC) February 20, 2021
It’s currently snowing in Revelstoke and forecasted to continue throughout the day. At higher elevations, roughly 100 cm of snow is expected by Monday.
Avalanche conditions for the backcountry are expected to deteriorate to high or extreme conditions by Sunday in the area as temperatures rise.