Incident Report (115)
Series of avalanches across Northern Alps leaves 1 dead
A 24 year old solo ski tourer has been killed by an avalanche in the Brévent range near the aiguillette des Houches. The alarm was given when he failed to turn up for a meeting in the early afternoon.
Ski tourer killed by Ceillac avalanche
An avalanche near Ceillac in the Hautes Alpes yesterday has left one dead and two injured.
Ski tourer killed by Aravis avalanche
A ski tourer has been killed by a large avalanche this morning at 10h00 in the Grand Crêt bowl (2100 meters) at la Clusaz in the Haute-Savoie. There were about 50 ski tourers in the bowl at the time.
5 soldiers killed by avalanche in Valfréjus
Five soldiers have been killed by an avalanche in Valfréjus in the Haute-Maurienne, six other members of the group were injured.
3 Killed in School Trip Avalanche at Les Deux Alpes
An avalanche has killed 3 people on the closed Bellecombes piste at les Deux Alpes this afternoon. The avalanche risk was 3/5 (Considerable) at the time.
Pro rider Theo Lange caught by Tignes avalanche
Tuesday 5th January.
Two dead and two seriously injuried in Savoie avalanches
With the avalanche risk between 4 and 3 today in the Savoyard ski resort of Val d'Isere the snow conditions continue to be very unstable.
Two killed by Chamonix avalanche
An avalanche has killed two Lithuanian ski alpinists in the Mont Blanc massive around midday today. The incident occurred above the Grands Montets ski area at 3200 meters altitude.
7 climbers killed by Ecrins avalanche
Following fresh snow at altitude accompanied by strong winds 5 climbers have been killed and two are missing in the Ecrins mountain range in the French Alps.
Climber killed in the Davin Couloir
A climber has been killed by an avalanche on Tuesday in the Davin Couloir near Monetier les Bains in the Hautes-Alpes in the Ecrins mountain range.
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