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Category Archives: Avalanches
Banffcragcanyon reports two Europeans were killed in an avalanche on Mount Robson, the highest peak in the Canadian Rockies.
Mosnews reports four are feared to have died in an avalanche on 14,800-foot Mount Belukha in southern Russia
The Daily News reports Erica Kutcher, 27, perished in an avalanche near Shipton Spire in Pakistan. The story has gotten massive publicity in the New York City media since she is a resident of Great Neck on Long Island. It … Continue reading
CBC reports Jessica Aulik who at 17 was the youngest to climb Canada’s Mount Logan was killed in an avalanche on the east ridge during a climb on May 31.
The Oregonian reports the Oregon National Guard airlifted two climbers after an avalanche injured them on the North Sister.
Reuters reports Italian climber Christian Kunters, 42, died in an avalanche on Annapurna.
EverestNews reports an avalanche injured 5 climbers ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ including one without a permit ÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â‚¬Å“ and flattened 60 to 70 tents at Camp 1 on Everest.
Outdoorwire reports two climbers in a church group were caught in an avalanche on Colorado Fourteener Mount Quandry near Breckenridge. One climber was able to call 911 with his cell phone. The body of the other climber was recovered with … Continue reading
News24 reports 3 climbers in the in the Ecole en Bauges region of Savoie in the French Alps near Grenoble were swept to their deaths by an avalanche, Local officials in Savoie said an investigation would be carried out into … Continue reading
The AP reports an avalanche on Grossglockner – Austria’s highest mountain – swept away two Hungarian backcountry skiers killing one. There were avalanches throughout Europe. A 48-year-old German man was found dead after he and his son were swept away … Continue reading
THe NPS Morning Report Grand Teton National Park (WY) Backcountry Skier Seriously Injured in Avalanche On March 7th, rangers assisted Jackson Hole Mountain Resort (JHMR) ski patrollers in rescuing an injured backcountry skier from Granite Canyon. Andy Bergin, 24, of … Continue reading
9news in Denver reports a man in an avalanche awareness class was killed when an avalanche hit the group outside of teh Aspen Highlands Ski Area in arrea known Five Fingers Bowl.
The Sun Times reports Mark Thomas rode an avalanche feet first down Mount Nebo for 1,000 feet and survived with minor scratches.
The Anchorage Daily News that the NPS has abandoned a search for Johnny Soderstrom, a guide for Alaska Mountaineering School in Talkeetna, who is feared to have died in an avalanche during a first winter attempt to climb 12,240-foot Mount … Continue reading
The BBC report British journalist Diana Seale and four Greek climbers from the Greek Mountaineering Club of Athens were killed in an avalanche in the southern Peloponnese mountains in Greece. They were with a group of 28 climbing Mount Menalos. … Continue reading