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New York Times report
Posted: 23 December 2012 07:57 PM  
Total Posts:  24
Joined  2004-08-22

Hi All, read this harrowing but brilliantly put together report about the tunnel creek avalanche last season in the USA, thought I would share the link for anybody that’s interested. Have a good Christmas everybody.

Posted: 23 December 2012 11:55 PM   [ # 1 ]  
Total Posts:  2234
Joined  2003-10-24

Before 1980, it was unusual to have more than 10 avalanche deaths in the United States each winter. There were 34 last season, including 20 skiers and snowboarders.

I believe in Switzerland and France the figure is pretty static at around 30 / yr in France since 1970 and 20 / yr in CH. I bet snowmobile casualties figure quite a bit in US stats.

It is a very well put together multimedia article.

Posted: 24 December 2012 04:56 PM   [ # 2 ]  
Total Posts:  12
Joined  2012-12-17

Great presentation but harrowing story thx for the link.

Happy Xmas