(BIG PINE, Calif.) -- A summer avalanche took the life of a hiker and injured two others in California, investigators said.The unidentified hiking party encountered a wet slide avalanche while descending Split Mountain on July 2 around 4:30 p.m., the Inyo County Sheriff’s Office... Read More.
March 1st marks the date of the country’s deadliest avalanche in U.S. history, the Wellington avalanche near Stevens Pass in 1910.In the final days of February that year, the weather just dumped a lot of snow in that part of the Cascade Mountains. On... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Three climbers have been killed in an avalanche after the lead climber accidentally triggered it while attempting to reach the peak of an 8,705-foot mountain over the weekend.The incident occurred on Sunday when a group of six climbers -- all from... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Kyle Smaine, a U.S. professional skier who was the halfpipe gold medalist in the 2015 world championships, died Sunday in an avalanche in Japan, according to his wife and a fellow skier who was also caught in the snow.Smaine, 31, was... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dangerous avalanche conditions are expected through the weekend in Colorado, experts warned, as the state has reported several deadly avalanches so far this season."We have seen more avalanches this year than we do during a typical year, and recently they’ve gotten... Read More.
(WINTER PARK, Colo.) -- Two snowmobile riders were buried and killed in an avalanche in Colorado on Saturday, according to the Colorado Avalanche Information Center (CAIC).The incident occurred around 2 p.m. on Mount Epworth, located about 6 miles east of Winter Park, CAIC officials... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 44-year-old man has died after he was buried by an avalanche in Colorado, officials said.The victim was among four snowboarders who got caught in the avalanche near Winter Park on Monday afternoon, the Colorado Avalanche Information Center said.Two of the... Read More.
(NEFFS CANYON, Utah) -- An off-duty Utah firefighter said he was in the right place at the right time when he came upon a skier half-buried in an avalanche this week, aiding in a rescue mission that took nearly eight hours.Tom Elbrecht, a firefighter... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Severe winter weather out West prompted avalanche warnings in four states on Thursday.The National Weather Service and the U.S. Forest Service issued an avalanche warning for Colorado, California, Idaho and Montana following heavy snowfall in parts of each state.In Colorado, extremely... Read More.
(TAMPA, Fla.) -- The Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 2-1 Sunday night in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Finals in Tampa, Fla. The Avalanche took the series 4 games to 2, and will bring Lord Stanley's Cup back to the Centennial... Read More.
(BOULDER COUNTY, Colo.) -- A climber died and two others were injured in an avalanche on Sunday in Rocky Mountain National Park.A rock fall and avalanche were reported near the Dreamweaver Couloir on Mount Meeker at about 9 a.m. local time, according to the... Read More.
Deadliest U.S. History Avalanche Here In 1910Avalanche season in the Cascades and Olympics is here. Nearly the entire current mountain snowpack fell in just the past month and has already exceeded average snow depths for early... Read More.