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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.
A legend falls
The Linceul, the Shroud, it is on every climbers bucket list but amongst skiers it is a myth. Skied by Jérome Ruby on snowboard and Sam Baugey on skis in 1995 it has never been repeated.
Two climbers killed by avalanche on the Pic du Midi
Two climbers have been killed by an avalanche in the North-East couloir of the Pic du Midi de Bigorre around 8h00 today.
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).
Homo homini lupus
For Chiles Chabert "the most important animal in the mountains is Man and he himself needs protection".
Ortovox S1+ urgent recall
After user feedback during training exercises and service inspections Ortovox have discovered an issue with their S1+ avalanche transceiver. The company described the issue as "very rare".
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.
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.
Ski tourer killed by Ceillac avalanche
An avalanche near Ceillac in the Hautes Alpes yesterday has left one dead and two injured.
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.
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