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Following the Tignes avalanche there is a lot of confusion, both in the press and amongst some skiers as to how the avalanche was triggered.
Tragedy at Tignes, avalanche devastates family
They'd played it by the book. This French family holidaying in Tignes had hired Laurent Ruiz, one of the most experienced snowboard instructors in the resort.
Series of avalanches in French Alps leave 3 dead
A series of avalanches in the French Alps have left 3 people dead. On Saturday a ski instructor was killed close to the resort of Montgenèvre.
Fatal avalanche in Hautes-Alpes
A ski tourer has been killed by an avalanche near the summit of the Ombilic between the Gondran and Infernet forts close to Briançon in the Hautes-Alpes on Saturday afternoon.
Russian skier killed by avalanche
A Russian skier has been killed by an avalanche this afternoon at Valfréjus in the Maurienne area in the Northern French Alps.
Canadian killed by avalanche at Ste Foy
A 46 Canadian ski tourer was killed by an avalanche near the ski resort of Ste Foy Taretaise in the Savoie department of the French Alps on Friday (20/1).
Ski tourer killed by Pyrenees avalanche
An avalanche has claimed the life of a female ski tourer in the Ossau sector of the Pyrenees today. The avalanche occurred in the vallon de Gabardères just after 13h00 at 1850 meters.
Worst start to the European winter in living memory?
They always say that if your headline asks a question then the answer is probably no and so it is in this case as we'll explain.
Pierra Menta 64 under foot
In his 8th Webepisode, and the first for this season, Rancho (aka Enak Gavaggio) takes on the Pierre Menta ski mountaineering competition, well the 4th stage of the Grand Mont with some 2500 meters of
British ski instructor Simon Butler has one another important legal battle in French courts.
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