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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.
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.
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