Incident Report (115)
First avalanche fatality of season for France
The ski tourer caught by an avalanche on Monday early afternoon has succumbed to his injuries in hospital in Grenoble today.
29 dead in Himalayan avalanches
100 walkers are missing and at least 29 dead following a snowstorm in the center of Nepal in the Himalayan mountain range.
Auclair, Fransson and Daley killed in avalanche incidents
Professional mountain guide Liz Daley and skiers J.P. Auclair and Andreas Fransson have been killed in separate avalanche incidents in South America.
Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag missing on Shisha Pangma
Andrea Zambaldi and Sebastian Haag, part of the Dynafit Double 8 team missing following an avalanche near the summit of Shisha Pangma (8013m) in the Himalayas.
Two ski mountaineers killed by Savoie avalanches
Ski touring groups were involved in four separate incidents in the Savoie department yesterday requiring the intervention of the rescue services.
Serious avalanche above Val Thorens, Préfet warns skiers
Meteo France may have stopped its daily avalanche bulletin for this season but an avalanche that caught four skiers yesterday above Val Thorens is a reminder that the risk is still present.
Three dead in Alps Avalanches
Despite warnings from the Isere and Haute-Savoie prefectures for winter sports enthusiasts to exercise caution in the mountains and to stay on secured trails and slopes there have been a series of ava
Series of avalanche across Alps and Pyrenees
A series of avalanches across the Alps and Pyrenees have killed two off piste skiers and left a young man in a serious condition.
Ski tourer killed by Pralognan slide
Despite the low to moderate avalanche risk in the sector two ski tourers were caught by an avalanche in the Prioux valley near Pralognan la Vanoise this morning just before midday.
Speed rider killed by Huez avalanche
A speed rider has been killed by an avalanche in the ski resort of l'Alpe d'Huez early this afternoon. The man, aged in his forties, was with a group of four.
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