Alta, Utah Avalanche Partially Buries Three Skiers

Three skiers are partially buried in an avalanche today in Alta, Utah. The skiers are uninjured, but were skiing in-bounds when one of the skiers accidentally triggered an avalanche that partially buried them all. They were immediately dug out and skied to safety, reporting no serious injures. Alta Ski Patrol crews assisted with the rescue of …

Deadly Japan Avalanche Kills 7

Seven backcountry skiers were killed in an avalanche on Saturday in the Northern Alps mountain range in the Toyama Prefecture, central Japan. The avalanche swept away the skiers about 11am on Mt.Masago, which, according to China Daily, is a 2860-meter peak. The seven skiers included four men and three women, were rushed to the hospital …

VIDEO: Skier Survives Giant Avalanche Thanks to ABS Airbag

Professional athletes are constantly risking their lives to push the limits of what they love to do. When it comes to action sports, sometimes mother nature puts a twist on the usual dangers. In this video, watch professional freeskier Aymar Navarro as he makes his decent down the 2,802 meter high Tuc de Barloguera and …

Avalanche Forecaster Killed In Utah Avalanche

An avalanche sloughing off a Utah mountainside killed a state Department of Transportation avalanche forecaster while he was surveying snow levels near a popular winter recreation area, authorities reported. A co-worker last heard from 34-year-old Craig Patterson about 1:30pm on Thursday. When the Park City man didn’t return home from work, his family began to …

Deadly Backcountry Avalanche Claims Colorado State University Student

Colorado State University student Joseph Phipott lost his life to an avalanche this past weekend. The 26 year-old was skiing in the backcountry with friend, Alex White, in an area near Nokhu Crags, south of Cameron Pass. According to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center, the two skiers had reached the bottom of their run when …

Body Recovered In British Columbia Avalanche

The body of a man was recovered by a rescue team earlier today that buried three skiers in total Friday afternoon near the Revelstoke Mountain Resort. His name was not immediately released pending notification of his family. The man was skiing with a group of five people out of bounds in the Greely Lake area …

POWDER ALERT: Steamboat Gets 24" in 24 Hours

POWDER ALERT: Steamboat-Ski Town is under attack with 24 inches of Champagne Powder snow in the past 24 hours, which means it’s time to tear up the slopes. This storm puts Steamboat past the 175-inch snowfall milestone for the season with the forecast calling for additional snow throughout the week. Steamboat is currently reporting a …

UK Manufacturers Release On-Piste Emitter for Avalanche Safety

No skier or rider ever thinks they will get caught in an avalanche, but what happens if you do? Have no fear! Cambridge Ski Safety is here to save the day with their new product called the On-Piste Emitter. For the first time ever, this device is designed to send a radio signal on the …

Avalanche Claims Lives of Four Climbers in Glencoe, Scotland

and get my ex back Four climbers were killed in an avalanche today while climbing in an area known as Glencoe in Scotland. The victims were part of a six person group consisting of three men and three women. One of the two survivors escaped the avalanche unharmed, and was able to alert Glencoe Mountain Rescue Team. …

Mount Washington Avalanche Injures Climbers on Charitable Mission

nolvadex 20mg australia no prescription A group of climbers attempting a summit of Mount Washington were caught in an avalanche on Thursday, in an area known as Huntington Ravine. The climbing team consisted of three individuals participating in a charitable campaign to raise funds for family members of injured and deceased Special Operations members. Among …

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