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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.
Ski tourer killed by Aravis avalanche
A ski tourer has been killed by a large avalanche this morning at 10h00 in the Grand Crêt bowl (2100 meters) at la Clusaz in the Haute-Savoie. There were about 50 ski tourers in the bowl at the time.
Snow report, 26th Jan 2016
Risk 2 across the Northern Alps with a snowpack that is relatively stable thanks to warm, clear weather giving some refreeze and high level rain at the weekend.
Narrow escape for Swiss snowboarder
Swiss pro snowboarder Kevin Bantli had a narrow escape on the Weisshorn near Arosa on Sunday when he triggered a large avalanche.
Explore Mont Blanc with Google Streetview
Ever dreamt of climbing, or even, exploring Mont Blanc but didn't fancy leaving the warmth of the front room? Well now you can with Google Streetview.
5 soldiers killed by avalanche in Valfréjus
Five soldiers have been killed by an avalanche in Valfréjus in the Haute-Maurienne, six other members of the group were injured.
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