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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.
Snowfall 17th January 2016
We've gone from famine to feast over the last couple of weeks in the French mountains.
Weather Report 13th January 2016
Conditions have improved a lot at altitude over the last couple of weeks but there is still a lack of snow below 1500 meters.
3 Killed in School Trip Avalanche at Les Deux Alpes
An avalanche has killed 3 people on the closed Bellecombes piste at les Deux Alpes this afternoon. The avalanche risk was 3/5 (Considerable) at the time.
Glueless climbing skins
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