Incident Report (190)
Two ski tourers killed on Grand Mulets avalanche
An avalanche triggered by a serac collapse has killed two skiers in the Grands Mulets sector of Mont Blanc. An additional skier was injured by the slide. The avalanche occured around 4h30.
Three trainee guides killed by avalanche near Tignes
Three trainee guides have been killed by an avalanche on the Pointe de la Golette (3256 m) close to the ski resort of Tignes.
Fatal avalanche on the Dômes de Miage
A large avalanche, visible from the valley, has claimed the lives of six ski tourers and injured another on the glacier d’Armancette in the territory of Contamines-Montjoie in the Mont Blanc range.
Fatal avalanche on the Grand Bec
A group of three skier tourers from Annecy have been caught by a large avalanche on the Grand Bec (3399 meters) in the Champagny-en-Vanoise sector on Saturday afternoon.
Three fatalities in French Alps avalanches
Conditions remain unstable across much of the French Alps with three fatalities this week in separate incidents and avalanches involving skiers and climbers in Ceillac, Serre Chevalier, Val Thorens, C
Ski touring fatality near Mont Thabor
French businessman Guillaume Mulliez has been killed by an avalanche close to Mont Thabor in the Savoie close to the border with the Hautes-Alpes department on Monday 13th March 2023.
Guided group caught by avalanche near to Serre Chevalier
A guided ski touring group has been caught by an avalanche near to the ski resort of Serre Chevalier in the Hautes-Alpes.
Ski instructor killed by avalanche at les Arcs
A 57 year old ski instructor has been killed by an avalanche while skiing off piste at les Arcs. The piste patrol had already been called to an avalanche at 11h30.
Fatal avalanche at Chamonix
A ski tourer has been killed by a slab avalanche on the glacier d'Argentière. The incident occured on a SE slope at 2500 meters altitude at around 17h30.
A perfect day
Last Tuesday there were half a dozen avalanches reported in the French Northern Alps and another half dozen on the two days that followed but the big headline in the press was at la Clusaz: “A dozen p
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