Incident Report (115)
Fatal avalanche in the Maritime Alps
Two local ski tourers were caught by an avalanche in the Vallon des Pontets near to Saint-Martin-Vésubie (French Alpes Maritimes) in the early afternoon today.
Experienced skier killed by spring snow avalanche near Chamonix
A skier has been killed by an avalanche in the Aiguilles Rouges mountains close to Chamonix.
Avalanches and unstable conditions in the Alps
With the fresh snow last week there have been a number of avalanche incidents over the past few days. A reminder that care is needed even in the middle of spring.
Ski tourer killed by avalanche on the Pointe des Audras, Savoie
A female ski tourer has been killed by an avalanche on the Pointe des Audras above Bessans in the Haute-Maurienne. The area has been subject to very high winds from the south and poor weather.
Ski tourer killed by avalanche near Samoëns
A 52 year old French ski tourer has been killed by an avalanche on the tête de Bossetan (2406 m.) above the ski resort of Samoëns in the Haute-Savoie.
Series of ski accidents in the French Alps
A 64 year old ski tourer was killed on the Pointe de Plovezan (2644 meters) in the Beaufortain above Aime la Plagne this morning.
Fatal avalanche at Saint-François-Longchamp
A 55 year old man has died in an avalanche at the ski resort of Saint-François-Longchamp.
Missing Val Thorens skier killed by avalanche
A 72 year old skier, reported missing since Thursday evening in the ski resort of Menuires has been found dead in the Boismint sector of neighbouring Val Thorens this morning.
British ski tourer killed by avalanche at Serre Chevalier
A 61 year old British ski tourer, resident of Jersey, has been killed by an avalanche in woodland above Monêtier les Bains in Serre Chevalier.
Juliette Benedicto and Tanguy Vuillet killed by cornice fall in the Aravis
Well known French national Trail team member Juliette Benedicto and elite cross country racer Tanguy Vuillet have been killed in the Aravis mountains following a cornice fall.
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