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#Avalanche

# avalanche - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven
# Alps Avalanches
# Alps Avalanches

Two separate avalanches in French Alps kill seven

Updated May 8th 2021, 6:16 PM 20,926 Views 1 Comment

Local authorities had already warned Friday of unstable snow formations given a recent fall-off in temperatures.

# avalanche - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Irish man (29) dies following avalanche in Switzerland
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Irish man (29) dies following avalanche in Switzerland

Jan 19th 2021, 5:32 PM 51,534 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at a ski slope near Siviez in the Col des Gentianes region.

# avalanche - Saturday 9 January, 2021

Avalanche kills three at Russian Arctic ski resort
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

Avalanche kills three at Russian Arctic ski resort

Jan 9th 2021, 1:10 PM 12,765 Views 1 Comment

A criminal case into deaths by negligence as a result of safety violations has been opened.

# avalanche - Monday 9 March, 2020

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches
# Dachstein
# Dachstein

Six people killed in Austrian avalanches

Mar 9th 2020, 7:15 AM 26,432 Views 4 Comments

Five people swept away were part of a walking group.

# avalanche - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche
# Rescue Mission
# Rescue Mission

33 rescue workers killed and dozens injured amid second Turkey avalanche

Feb 5th 2020, 8:40 PM 12,471 Views 5 Comments

A huge team of rescue workers had been sent to find people missing in an earlier avalanche.

# avalanche - Sunday 28 April, 2019

Four hikers die in Swiss Alps avalanche
# Swiss Alps
# Swiss Alps

Four hikers die in Swiss Alps avalanche

Apr 28th 2019, 11:43 AM 14,972 Views 6 Comments

The accident took place on Friday in the village of Fieschertal.

# avalanche - Friday 19 April, 2019

World-renowned mountaineers presumed dead following avalanche on 'nightmare' route in Canada
# Howse Pass
# Howse Pass

World-renowned mountaineers presumed dead following avalanche on 'nightmare' route in Canada

Apr 19th 2019, 10:34 AM 25,755 Views 5 Comments

The three climbers went missing on Tuesday.

# avalanche - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Two people killed in avalanche on UK's highest peak
# Ben Nevis
# Ben Nevis

Two people killed in avalanche on UK's highest peak

Mar 12th 2019, 3:54 PM 18,260 Views 12 Comments

Two more people have been injured in the incident.

# avalanche - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort
# Alps
# Alps

Skiers feared buried after avalanche at Swiss ski resort

Feb 19th 2019, 10:45 PM 22,910 Views 1 Comment

Four people were injured but there are fears for over 12 more.

# avalanche - Wednesday 26 December, 2018

12 year-old child survives being buried in snow following avalanche in French Alps
# La Plagne
# La Plagne

12 year-old child survives being buried in snow following avalanche in French Alps

Dec 26th 2018, 7:28 PM 16,257 Views 10 Comments

The boy was swept away after skiing with his parents in southeast France.

# avalanche - Friday 9 March, 2018

'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears
# Stay Away
# Stay Away

'Snow tourists' told to stay away from Wicklow Mountains this weekend over avalanche fears

Mar 9th 2018, 11:02 AM 40,534 Views 42 Comments

The message is to stay away.

# avalanche - Sunday 18 February, 2018

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter
# Avalanche
# Avalanche

French Alps avalanche kills father and 11-year-old daughter

Feb 18th 2018, 6:42 PM 24,323 Views 4 Comments

An investigation has been launched into the incident.

# avalanche - Tuesday 23 January, 2018

Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche
# Ski Resort
# Ski Resort

Japan: Soldier killed and skiers stranded after volcano eruption causes avalanche

Jan 23rd 2018, 6:57 AM 7,189 Views 0 Comments

A total of 78 people were stranded at a gondola station at the top of a mountain.

# avalanche - Tuesday 9 January, 2018

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall
# The Alps
# The Alps

13,000 tourists trapped in Swiss ski resort after heavy snowfall

Jan 9th 2018, 6:00 PM 33,881 Views 18 Comments

The avalanche risk in Zermatt is at its highest level.

# avalanche - Thursday 4 January, 2018

French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe
# French Alps
# French Alps

French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe

Jan 4th 2018, 1:43 PM 13,748 Views 3 Comments

In other extreme weather, three hundred goats were killed in the wildfire at Chiatra-Canale di Verde.

# avalanche - Sunday 31 December, 2017

Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps
# Stranded
# Stranded

Skier killed by avalanche in French Alps

Dec 31st 2017, 12:54 PM 18,425 Views 8 Comments

Over 4,000 travellers have been stranded due to the heavy snow.

# avalanche - Monday 22 May, 2017

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four
# Treacherous Conditions
# Treacherous Conditions

Rescuers find body of missing Everest climber, bringing death toll to four

May 22nd 2017, 12:00 PM 33,455 Views 20 Comments

More than a dozen climbers have also been rescued from the mountain in the last three days.

# avalanche - Monday 27 March, 2017

Seven students and teacher killed in Japanese avalanche
# School Trip
# School Trip

Seven students and teacher killed in Japanese avalanche

Mar 27th 2017, 12:50 PM 12,381 Views 6 Comments

A group of 52 students and 11 teachers were on a three-day outing when disaster struck.

# avalanche - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Two tourists dead - and two still missing - after avalanche at French resort
# Valfrejus
# Valfrejus

Two tourists dead - and two still missing - after avalanche at French resort

Mar 8th 2017, 4:53 PM 16,152 Views 1 Comment

Yesterday, a huge avalanche at Tignes engulfed skiers.

# avalanche - Tuesday 7 March, 2017

No victims after avalanche hits French Alps resort
# Tignes
# Tignes

No victims after avalanche hits French Alps resort

Mar 7th 2017, 10:28 AM 16,345 Views 9 Comments

Several skiers were engulfed, police said.

# avalanche - Sunday 5 February, 2017

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan
# Emergency
# Emergency

Over 100 people die in avalanches in Afghanistan

Feb 5th 2017, 5:52 PM 8,188 Views 6 Comments

At least 50 people were killed in a single village.

# avalanche - Tuesday 24 January, 2017

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche
# Death Toll
# Death Toll

Six die in helicopter crash close to site of Italy avalanche

Jan 24th 2017, 2:23 PM 18,123 Views 7 Comments

The death toll of the avalanche is now at 15.

# avalanche - Monday 23 January, 2017

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three white sheepdog puppies found in Italian avalanche boost hope for survivors

Jan 23rd 2017, 10:19 PM 20,149 Views 6 Comments

More than two days have passed since anyone has been pulled out alive from the hotel.

# avalanche - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Eating snow and singing: How people survived the Italian hotel avalanche

Jan 22nd 2017, 1:07 PM 22,302 Views 2 Comments

Rescuers are searching for 23 people still believed to be trapped in the hotel.

# avalanche - Saturday 21 January, 2017

A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow
# Miracle Rescue
# Miracle Rescue

A total of 11 people have now been rescued from the Italian hotel buried by snow

Jan 21st 2017, 10:19 AM 11,473 Views 9 Comments

Scores of emergency workers have worked round the clock to try and find more survivors.

# avalanche - Thursday 19 January, 2017

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche
# Hotel Rigopiano
# Hotel Rigopiano

'No signs of life' at Italian hotel as 30 feared dead after massive avalanche

Jan 19th 2017, 9:00 PM 37,123 Views 18 Comments

At least two bodies have been removed from the hotel, but bad weather conditions are slowing rescue efforts.

# avalanche - Tuesday 19 April, 2016

21-year-old extreme snowboard world champion killed by avalanche
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

21-year-old extreme snowboard world champion killed by avalanche

Apr 19th 2016, 5:58 PM 7,733 Views 0 Comments

Switzerland native Estelle Balet was making a film when she died in the Alps.

# avalanche - Saturday 12 March, 2016

Teenager among six people killed in avalanche in Italian Alps
# Monte Nevoso
# Monte Nevoso

Teenager among six people killed in avalanche in Italian Alps

Mar 12th 2016, 7:50 PM 25,256 Views 7 Comments

Five Italians and one Austrian died.

# avalanche - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Five snowmobilers killed after being buried in avalanche
# Canada
# Canada

Five snowmobilers killed after being buried in avalanche

Jan 30th 2016, 7:52 AM 10,885 Views 2 Comments

An official said they they had strayed to an area that was off-limits to skiers and other winter sport enthusiasts.

# avalanche - Monday 18 January, 2016

Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche
# Soldiers Killed
# Soldiers Killed

Five members of the French Foreign Legion killed in Alps avalanche

Jan 18th 2016, 6:45 PM 24,897 Views 0 Comments

They were among a group of 50 soldiers taking part in a skiing exercise.

# avalanche - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Two students and a man dead and more missing as Alps avalanche hits school group
# Catastrophe
# Catastrophe

Two students and a man dead and more missing as Alps avalanche hits school group

Jan 13th 2016, 10:46 PM 32,552 Views 5 Comments

Another three students were seriously injured in the incident.

# avalanche - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Nepal plans new safety rules after country's worst trekking disaster leaves 43 dead

Oct 21st 2014, 3:12 PM 8,715 Views 1 Comment

518 stranded trekkers were flown off the Himalayan mountains.

# avalanche - Friday 17 October, 2014

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain
# Rescue
# Rescue

Himalayan avalanches leave 29 people dead and hikers stranded on mountain

Oct 17th 2014, 8:31 AM 7,924 Views 3 Comments

Dozens of people have taken shelter in small lodges and huts.

# avalanche - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
# Tragedy
From The42
# Tragedy

Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster

Apr 20th 2014, 10:27 AM 14,780 Views 7 Comments

13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.

# avalanche - Friday 18 April, 2014

11 dead after avalanche strikes Mt Everest
# Everest
# Everest

11 dead after avalanche strikes Mt Everest

Apr 18th 2014, 2:00 PM 20,044 Views 16 Comments

Six Sherpa guides were killed after they went early in the morning to fix ropes for climbers.

# avalanche - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video
# Whoa
From The Daily Edge
# Whoa

Incredibly lucky goats survive avalanche in nerve-racking video

Dec 10th 2013, 8:30 PM 1,713 Views 0 Comments

See how they did it…

# avalanche - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Terrifying footage as skier falls trying to escape avalanche
# Downhill
From The42
# Downhill

Terrifying footage as skier falls trying to escape avalanche

Sep 21st 2013, 12:57 PM 1,971 Views 4 Comments

Somehow, Julien Lopez is okay.

# avalanche - Monday 12 August, 2013

Dutch prince dies 18 months after avalanche ski accident
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch prince dies 18 months after avalanche ski accident

Aug 12th 2013, 4:21 PM 20,674 Views 67 Comments

Prince Johan Friso had been buried under snow for more than 15 minutes in the accident.

# avalanche - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Four killed in avalanche on Scottish mountains
# Scotland
# Scotland

Four killed in avalanche on Scottish mountains

Jan 20th 2013, 6:22 PM 9,134 Views 10 Comments

The four were among a group of six who were climbing in the Highlands when a snow slope gave way.

# avalanche - Monday 17 December, 2012

VIDEO: The best possible way to clear snow from a roof
# Avalanche
From The Daily Edge
# Avalanche

VIDEO: The best possible way to clear snow from a roof

Dec 17th 2012, 11:20 AM 9,733 Views 15 Comments

Well, sort of.

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