ROME (AP) — Italian news reports say an avalanche in the Italian Alps has fatally struck a skier, but his girlfriend survived the snow slide.
The Italian news agency ANSA said the French couple was skiing Saturday at 2,500 meters (about 8,200 feet) high above the town of Chamois in the ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — An avalanche triggered by skiers at a Wyoming ski resort buried five people to varying degrees on Saturday, but the victims were quickly rescued, and no serious injuries were reported, a spokeswoman said.
The avalanche occurred just before 10 a.m. at Jackson Hole ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on an in-bounds avalanche at a Wyoming ski resort (all times local):
An avalanche triggered by skiers at a Wyoming ski resort has buried five people to varying degrees but a resort spokeswoman says there are no serious injuries.
Storms heighten avalanche risks across Rocky Mountains
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Forecasters have issued warnings of potential avalanches across the Rocky Mountains as early winter snows and ongoing storms bring on the risk of fatal accidents.
Dangerous conditions were highlighted by officials on Saturday across much of Colorado, in northwest ...
Foot of snow at Lake Tahoe, more on the way into weekend
RENO, Nev. (AP) — More than a foot (30 centimeters) of snow fell on the top of Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts as a series of winter storms made their way through the Sierra Nevada on Thursday, and more is in the forecast into the weekend with accumulations on the valley floors around Reno expected ...
ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — A tour guide in the Aspen Mountain Powder Tours permit area on Richmond Ridge was unharmed after being buried by an avalanche.
The Aspen Daily News
The Latest: Utah avalanche danger on rise through weekend
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on the winter storms heading across Utah (all times local MDT):
The Utah Avalanche Center expects backcountry avalanche danger to rise through the Thanksgiving weekend.
The center said Thursday strong winds are already blowing and ...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A well-known adventurer dug herself out of an avalanche on a New Zealand mountain Wednesday morning, while two guides climbing with her died.
The three were roped together as they tried to reach the summit of Mount Hicks on the South Island.
On the ski lift buildings at the resort in Soelden, Austria, there are now signs that read: Attention! High Alpine terrain. Leave marked runs at your own risk.
Written in English, the warning notices also feature the pictures of Bryce Astle and Ronnie Berlack, two
Army report blames overconfidence for training avalanche
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A U.S. Army accident report suggests overconfidence was a factor when Vermont soldiers were hit by an avalanche during a training exercise.
The Burlington Free Press
Parents’ appealing rulings in son’s Vail skier death case
VAIL, Colo. (AP) — The parents of a teenager who was killed in a 2012 avalanche at a Vail Resort property are appealing a judge and jury’s decision in their son’s death case.
The Vail Daily
BEND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife says melting snow east of Bend has revealed the carcasses of 19 elk which it believes were killed by an avalanche.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders might not know that the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Center’s forecast includes no information from Grand Teton National Park’s backcountry.
That could change this winter.
The Grand Teton National Park Foundation is fundraising for the $25,000 ...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — An official says Pakistan’s military has recovered the body of an Austrian mountaineer and rescued two British mountaineers who were injured last week when an avalanche hit their tent.
The British mountaineers, Bruce Normand and Timothy Miller, were rescued Sunday from the ...
ISLAMABAD (AP) — One member of a three-man mountaineering expedition has died in an avalanche on a more than 7,000-meter (7,658-yard) high peak in northern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.
Karrar Haidri, secretary of Alpine Club of Pakistan, said Austrian mountaineer Christian Huber was ...
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CHALLIS, Idaho (AP) — Officials in central Idaho say a Pennsylvania man had to be rescued after falling on Idaho’s tallest mountain, triggering a small avalanche.
According to the Custer County Sheriff’s office, 23-year-old Hao Yan of Devin, Pennsylvania, fell Saturday while climbing the ...
KETCHUM, Idaho (AP) — Officials in the central Idaho town of Ketchum have approved doing an inventory of homes within avalanche zones not engineered to withstand avalanches and discussing the appropriate restrictions as rentals.
The Idaho Mountain Express
EAGLE, Colo. (AP) — A jury ruled in favor of a Colorado ski resort company, saying it was not at fault in the death of a 13-year-old boy.
The Vail Daily
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis began purging Chile’s Catholic hierarchy on Monday over an avalanche of sex abuse and cover-up cases, starting with accepting the resignations of the bishop at the center of the scandal and two others.
More heads were expected to roll, given that the ...
KALISPELL, Mont. (AP) — Searchers have recovered the body of a northwestern Montana physician who went missing while backcountry skiing in February.
Flathead County Sheriff Chuck Curry says the body of 62-year-old Jonathan Torgerson of Columbia Falls was recovered Saturday in an avalanche ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A 41-year-old Anchorage man driving a snowmobile in Alaska’s backcountry died after being buried by an avalanche, officials said Thursday.
Alaska State Troopers identified the victim of the Wednesday afternoon accident as Chad Christman.
He was part of a ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials have released the name of a 24-year-old north-central Iowa man who was killed in a weekend avalanche while snowmobiling in northwestern Wyoming.
Teton County officials say Taylor Bruggeman of Saint Ansgar, Iowa, died Sunday afternoon near Togwotee Pass in the ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A snowmobiler has died after getting buried in an avalanche in northwest Wyoming.
The Teton County Sheriff’s Office says the victim was a 24-year-old man but has not released his name.
Lt. Matt Carr
A snowmobiler died near Mt. Leidy Sunday afternoon after getting buried in an avalanche, according to the Teton County Sheriff’s Office.
As of 7 p.m. Teton County Search and Rescue personnel were on scene recovering the body of a 24-year-old Minnesota man.
The team received the call ...
The Flathead Avalanche Center is warning backcountry users that dangers still exist in the mountain snowpack despite on onset of spring.
In its final advisory of the season April 15, the center said an above average snowpack and a wet outlook for the coming months mean that avalanche ...
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — A 39-year-old Bozeman man has died after being caught in an avalanche while skiing in southwest Montana.
The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office says Anthony Saracelli was skiing in a backcountry area on Saddle Peak on Saturday morning when he apparently trigged an ...
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Avalanche season began early and is continuing later than usual in southern Montana.
The Gallatin National Forest Avalanche Center issued an avalanche warning Friday for the Bridger Range after a storm dropped as much as 30 inches (76 centimeters) of snow.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Witnesses say two snowboarders triggered an avalanche that partially buried a pickup truck and closed a highway in western Wyoming.
Nobody was hurt but the Wyoming Department of Transportation says Wyoming Highway 22 over Teton Pass will remain closed for several hours ...
Mt. Rose Highway reopens after avalanche in Lake Tahoe area
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada Department of Transportation says they have reopened a highway in the Lake Tahoe area that was closed to due to snow from an avalanche.
The Reno Gazette-Journal
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A winter storm warning is in effect in the Sierra Nevada around Lake Tahoe as wet weather sweeps in from California.
The National Weather Service is predicting rain Thursday in the Reno area, and the Reno Gazette Journal
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — State crews will reassess avalanche danger on the road to Hatcher Pass in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.
Two avalanches closed the road Monday morning.
COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont National Guard spokesman says the last of five soldiers hospitalized after being caught in an avalanche during a training exercise has been released from the hospital.
Three of the soldiers injured in the March 14 avalanche were released within two days. ...
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Two avalanches have stranded about 10 people at a lodge outside an Alaska state park.
Anchorage television station KTVA reports avalanches Monday morning blocked the road leading ...
7 Washington avalanche deaths highlight need for safe backcountry travel
Seven people have died in avalanches in Washington state this winter — four snowmobilers, two snowshoers and a skier.
The normal 10-year average is 3.8 deaths, said Scott Schell, ...
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities say they’ve recovered the bodies of two French skiers killed in an avalanche in the Swiss Alps but two other skiers remain missing.
Police from the Valais canton, or state, said the bodies of the two skiers, aged 20 and 25, were found buried under six meters ...
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities say they’ve recovered the body of one skier and are still searching for three others after they were hit by an avalanche in the Alps.
Police from the Valais canton, or state, said Saturday that a group of skiers were hit by the avalanche Friday in the Vallon ...
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A late-winter storm dumped heavy snow Friday on northern Nevada, closing schools and public buildings in the Reno area, delaying the opening of a ski resort in the Sierra Nevada and shutting down a highway to California.
The National Weather Service issued winter storm ...
LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — A late-winter storm moving through California is piling up snow in the Sierra Nevada, making travel hazardous and raising avalanche danger.
The National Weather Service says the Heavenly and Northstar ski resorts near Lake Tahoe reported Friday morning they each ...
JERICHO, Vt. (AP) — Six U.S. soldiers injured in an avalanche in a steep gully in Vermont during a training exercise were part of an advanced group conducting a safety appraisal of the slope and setting up a ropes course, Vermont National Guard officials said Friday.
Two soldiers remained ...
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Three soldiers injured in an avalanche during a winter training exercise remained hospitalized Thursday, the Vermont National Guard said.
Guard spokesman Lt. Mike Arcovitch said two of the soldiers were in good condition while the third was in fair condition. He did ...
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The National Weather Service and Vermont officials are warning that the recent snowstorms and previous warm weather have increased the risk for avalanches.
The weather service said Thursday, the conditions have created the potential for avalanches in exposed back ...
Six US Soldiers Survive Vermont Avalanche
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — An avalanche hit six Army soldiers undergoing mountain-warfare training near Vermont’s highest peak Wednesday, sending five to the hospital.
Rescuers worked to evacuate the six soldiers training at Smugglers Notch, a narrow pass at the northern edge of Mount ...
CAMBRIDGE, Vt. (AP) — The Latest on an avalanche that injured six U.S. Army soldiers training near Vermont’s highest peak. (all times local):
Officials say injuries to the six Army soldiers caught in an avalanche during mountain-wartime training near Vermont’s highest peak ...
Colorado man, Dave Boon, believes he survived avalanche to inspire, encourage youth
SCOTTSBLUFF — Inspirational speaker Dave Boon visited Bluffs Middle School on Tuesday, March 13, to share his personal story of having dreams.
Boon, of Colorado, shared his story of being buried alive by an avalanche in his car. After flipping end over end in their vehicle down the side of ...
The Wild has mercifully put the Avalanche in its rearview mirror, finishing up the season series after getting stumped for the third time in the four-game set.
But the repercussions of a 5-1 slip-up Tuesday in front of 19,171 at Xcel Energy Center might linger.
Not only did the ...
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a semi-professional snowmobiler was killed in an avalanche Saturday near Mount Baker.
The Bellingham Herald reported Tuesday that 27-year-old Lucas K. Rohde of Edmonds was ...
A man snowboarding down a mountain in the French Alps during an avalanche managed to survive by using an avalanche airbag, and the whole harrowing ordeal was caught on his helmet camera.
On Sunday, Thomas Kray was descending smoothly down a steep mountain in Tignes, France, but he ...
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Search and rescue crews helped retrieve a snowboarder caught in an avalanche and two stuck snowmobilers in separate incidents in northwest Wyoming.
Both incidents occurred Tuesday in Teton County.
The Jackson Hole News & Guide