A Russian skier has been killed by an avalanche this afternoon at Valfréjus in the Maurienne area in the Northern French Alps.
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).
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.
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.
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.
A weather system is still very active in the Southern Alps today and is bringing precipitation in the from of snow above approx. 2200 meters altitude.
No you are not dreaming. High altitude ski resort Tignes plans to build a snow dome. At more than 2000 meters altitude.
It is a word that strikes fear into every winter sports enthusiast's heart. Foehn.
The French Mapping Organization (IGN - l’Institut national de l’information géographique et forestière) will update its mapping data with slope information for the winter 2016/2017.