Incident Report (115)
Pisteur killed by avalanche in Chamonix
A member of the piste services has been killed by an avalanche at Grands Montets on Friday 18th April.
After a brief return to winter last weekend Spring is firmly with us and that means a return to spring dangers: weakly bridged crevasses, falls on icy snow and even sunstroke.
Avalanche hits piste skier at les Arcs
An avalanche has hit a skier on the Arandelières red at les Arcs yesterday.
Three dead in Ecrins Avalanche
Two Austrian ski tourers, aged in their twenties, and an Italian, have been killed and another is in a serious but stable condition following an avalanche in the French Ecrins mountain range at 15h00
Series of avalanches in European Alps over weekend
Five people have been killed in a series of avalanche incidents across the European Alps over the weekend following heavy snowfall over Italy and parts of Switzerland and France.
Chartreuse avalanche fatality
A 62 year old man from the Grenoble area has been killed today by an avalanche in a west facing bowl under the summit of the Charmant Som (1867 meters) mountain in the Chartreuse mountain range.
Ski tourer killed by Tabor avalanche
A ski tourer has been killed following an avalanche in the Combe de la Mouche close to the town of La Mure in the Isere department.
Avalanche claims two snowshoers in Hautes-Alpes
A complicated and extensive search and rescue operation for a couple of missing snowshoers above the commune of Laus near Briançon in the Hautes-Alpes has recovered the bodies of the victims close to
Avalanche situation "explosive" warns rescue boss
25 avalanche victims so far this season in France. 11 in the Hautes-Alpes alone.
Ski instructor killed by Bellecôte avalanche
A ski instructor from la Plagne has triggered a large and deep avalanche in the Canadiens couloir on the North Face of the Bellecôte above the ski resort.
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