Snowmobiler airlifted off Haines Summit during busy long weekend for Yukon RCMP

Yukon Avalanche
The South Klondike Highway north of Fraser, B.C., looking toward the White Pass.
Heading into the April long weekend, the Yukon Avalanche Association is reminding backcountry users that a persistent weak layer still exists in the snowpack.

A snowmobiler who crashed head-first into a snowbank over the weekend had to be airlifted off the Haines Summit in Yukon.