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Savoie on orange alert for avalanches
Meteo France has put the departments of the Savoie and Haute-Savoie on orange alert for avalanches and has warned that with the heavy rain and thaw on Sunday that infrastructure could be affected or r
Stability tests on the 29th at the Tête du Torraz in the Aravis at 1810 meters altitude. The slab was due to drifting and was resting on a weak layer of angular grains.
Two skiers killed in Les Sybelles ski area
With a return to better weather following fresh snow in the French Alps there has been a series of avalanche incidents including two fatalities at La Toussuire, part of the les Sybelles domain in the
Multiple avalanche incidents in the French Alps
The rescue service have been involved in a number of avalanche incidents in the French Alps today.
High Avalanche Risk in the French Alps
Following fresh snow (20cm from 1000 meters altitude, up to 80cm locally) and very strong winds the avalanche risk is High over much of the Northern French Alps and the northern half of the Southern F
Ski resorts sabotaged
Skiers arriving at Allevard on Saturday morning were greeted by a rare sight. The pistes had not been prepared overnight leaving 20cm of fresh snow.
Ski tourer killed by avalanche at Valmeinier
A skier has been killed by an avalanche in the Pas des Griffes sector of the Valmeinier ski resort in the French Maurienne.
Series of avalanches in the French Alps
Following a long anticyclone fresh snowfall has led to a series of avalanches across the French Alps, fortunately non fatal.
Teen injured in Sept Laux snow slide
A teenager had a narrow escape after being buried in an avalanche in the 7 Laux ski resort close to Grenoble. The 13 year old boy was skiing with his dad off piste from the Dôme des Oudis.
Soldier killed by avalanche close to Grenoble
Two soldiers, aged in their twenties, have been caught by a small avalanche at around 1800 meters while climbing on the west-north-west side of the Grand Colon (2394m) near to Grenoble late this after
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