These rescue efforts serve as reminders for those heading outdoors to be properly dressed and prepared for weather conditions.
An approaching storm is expected to hit the Lower Mainland tonight and will continue into Saturday.
Anyone living in or planning to head to the slopes in the Sea to Sky or South Coast areas this weekend should take note of avalanche warnings.
Technical Safety B.C. will conduct final safety inspections and certification in the first week of February.
Two snowboarders were believed to have gone out of bounds and had not returned from the Whitewater Ski Resort.
RCMP officers patrol the backcountry in the B.C. Interior. Cst. Mark Wiebe took this photo on Botanie Mountain near Lytton.
The B.C. Conservation Officer Service rode to the rescue on a snowmobile.
The North Shore's Grouse Mountain is the biggest tourist attraction in the Lower Mainland, with 1.3 million visitors every year.
Mount Hood is about 80 kilometres east and southeast of Portland.
Indoor activities will go ahead on Grouse Mountain.
According to Avalanche Canada, many popular summer trails are in the path of potential snowslides.
In an attempt to reduce wildlife being destroyed, conservative officers are trying to educate humans about changing their behavior.