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4 dead in French Alps Avalanches
Two avalanches have claimed four lives in the French Alps. At around 10h this morning an avalanche under the col du Greffier (3,086 meters) killed a group of three ski tourers.
Switzerland: lowest number of avalanche fatalities in 20 years
With just 7 fatalities in avalanches this winter Switzerland has seen one of the safest winter seasons on record.
Ski tourer injured by large avalanche in southern alps
Despite generally stable avalanche conditions, the risk is currently between 1 / 2 in the area, two skiers were caught by a large slab avalanche in the Embrunais sector of the Hautes Alpes.
Tignes Carline Avalanche Video
A video has emerged of the moment that a powder avalanche crossed the Carline ski slope in Tignes earlier in the month.
Last man standing at la Grave
According to an article in today's Dauphine Libere newspaper the Compagnie des Alpes has thrown in the towel at la Grave due to the problems between Denis Creissels and the town hall.
Series of avalanches leave 4 dead, 1 injured in French Alps
A series of avalanches have left 4 off piste skiers dead and another seriously injured despite his airbag.
Margherita Beria d Argentina killed by avalanche
24 year old Italian skimo racer, Margherita Beria D'Argentina, has been killed with two other skiers on the Italian side of Mont Chaberton.
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.
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