Snow and Avalanche (118)
Major dumpage forecast for Southern Alps this week
A classic "retour d'est" pattern looks like bringing 50 to 100 cm of snow to the Southern Alps over Thursday and Friday.
Spectacular avalanche in the Himalayas
A group of climbers were lucky to grab this footage of an avalanche on the north face of Z1 in Zanskar at the start of September.
Drop in Swiss avalanche deaths for 2015/16 winter
There were 8 victims of avalanches in Switzerland this winter (Jan-Feb) and a total of 13 since the start of the season (1/10/2015).
Meteo France issues snow and avalanche warning for 27/28 February 2016
Meteo France has issued a snow and avalanche alert for the Pyrenees, SE Alps and Massif Central for the weekend 27-28 February.
Snow and avalanche report 20 February 2016
Relatively little recent snow. Wind is creating some localized avalanche risk in the Isere and Hautes-Alpes. Relatively stable elsewhere this weekend.
Avalanche warning for the French Alps 13-14th February 2016
Both the Prefectures and Meteo France have issued avalanche warnings for the French Alps. Meteo France warns of a "high probability of spontaneous avalanches this weekend.
Avalanche warning for the Southern Alps 7 Feb 2016
The Southern Alps are expecting 40 to 70cm of snow over Sunday and Monday above 2000 meters altitude.
French Alps Snow Report 5th Feb 2016
The high altitude rain to 2500 meters last weekend didn't do us any favours.
Risk levels and the Aravis Avalanche
Some people, including me, were surprised at the size of the avalanche in the Grand Crêt bowl above la Clusaz on Saturday.
Avalanche Warning for Feb 1st 2016
There is a continuing HIGH avalanche risk for Monday February 1st over much of the Northern Alps.
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