Posted on: 2019-01-18 19:37:50 by davidof

Avalanche incident at Val Meinier

A Roumanian women has been injured by an avalanche skiing off piste in the Ski Resort of Val Meinier in the Haute-Maurienne. She was accompanied by friend when she triggered an avalanche on the East side of the Crey du Quart. She was found thanks to her avalanche beacon. The risk was 3/5 (Considerable) at the time of the incident. She was transported to hospital by the rescue services suffering from mild hypothermia and fractures. There had been fresh snow during the night accompanied by strong winds from the North / North West.