Snow and Avalanche (118)
March 2014 French snow cover
Since December France has been blasted by a series of storm cycles. These have brought regular snowfall to all mountain ranges.
Météo-France issues avalanche warning
Meteo France has issued an avalanche warning for the mountains from the Isere to Mediterranean sea and for the Pyrenees for Saturday with a significant risk of natural avalanches in the morning and la
Scottish skier killed in Chamonix touring accident
Two Scottish skiers touring on Mont Buet at Vallorcine have been involved in a dramatic accident around 13h00.
Deep slab instability
Utah avalanche center expert Bruce Tremper talks about deep slab instability and terrain management.
The Science Behind Avalanches
The BBC have take a series of short films at the Swiss Federal Snow and Avalanche Research Institute looking at the methods used in avalanche forecasting and control.http://www.bbc.co.
Emmanuel Cabau killed by avalanche in Valtournenche
Two big beasts in the ski mountaineering world have perished in separate avalanches last Thursday in Valtournenche, Italy.
Ski tourer missing above the Col de la Forclaz
Ski tourer still missing http://www.rts.ch/info/regions/valais/5598253-un-randonneur-porte-disparu-apres-une-avalanche-au-col-de-la-forclaz.
Snow Cover January 2014
Meteo France has published its latest analysis of the winter snow conditions however you don't need a weather man to know that things have been somewhat challenging this winter: avalanche risk at a
Second fatal avalanche in the Belledonne
A ski tourer has been killed on the west face of the Grand Colon in the Belledonne range late on Friday afternoon.
What lies beneath
As you ski around on a layer of fresh powder every wondered what lies beneath your feet? Well this video is the snow equivalent of Jaws for skiers.
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