Avalanche
An avalanche (also called a snowslide or snowslip) is a rapid flow of snow (a crystalline form of H2O) down a sloping surface. Avalanches are typically triggered in a starting zone from a mechanical f...
Avalanche - Wikipedia
Orange avalanche blankets cars in Russia
A massive avalanche of slightly orange-colored snow buried more than a dozen cars at a popular ski resort in Russia. The snow's unusual orange tint is from Sahara desert sandstorms mixing with snow an...
Tourists feared dead in Italy avalanche ‘tried to flee hotel after earthquake struck but were buried under snow before help could arrive’
GUESTS at an Italian hotel buried by an ‘apocalyptic’ avalanche were just minutes from rescue when the disaster struck, it has been reported. Up to 30 people are feared dead after earth…
Skier Outruns Massive Avalanche
This past winter Nick McNutt was skiing in the North Cascades when he faced the most dangerous element of big mountain skiing, an avalanche. Fortunately the ...
California’s Low Snowpack Truly Exceptional
After two winters of extremely low precipitation, California is suffering through a severe drought, one exacerbated by unusually warm weather. The heat influences the drought in part by enhancing evap...
Shocking moment: Avalanche ripping through Everest camp captured by climbers (VIDEO)
It is hard enough to survive a massive earthquake in Nepal and for that to be followed by a horrific avalanche at Mount Everest. However, some climbers managed to capture the moment they were hit by a...
Hit by Avalanche in Everest Basecamp 25.04.2015
The ground was shaking from the earthquake and as soon as we saw people running we were running ourselves to save our lives
Afghanistan avalanches: more than 180 dead
Officials warned of an imminent humanitarian emergency in areas most severely hit by the heavy snow
Climbers capture video of massive avalanche
Dans la via Ferrata de Saint Christophe en Oisans. En montagne il n'y a pas que des risques d'avalanche de neige, les éboulements de pierres sont aussi monna...
Avalanche
some big avalanches across the world.
Big Avalanches - YouTube
Nov 20, 2006 ... some big avalanches across the world. ... GoPro HD: Avalanche Cliff Jump with Matthias Giraudby GoPro Featured 5,213,280; 5:17
Tourists feared dead in Italy avalanche ‘tried to flee hotel after earthquake struck but were buried under snow before help could arrive’
GUESTS at an Italian hotel buried by an ‘apocalyptic’ avalanche were just minutes from rescue when the disaster struck, it has been reported. Up to 30 people are feared dead after earth…
April 1972
January – February – March.  – April – May – June – July  – August – September – October – November –DecemberThe following events occurred in April 19...
California’s Low Snowpack Truly Exceptional
After two winters of extremely low precipitation, California is suffering through a severe drought, one exacerbated by unusually warm weather. The heat influences the drought in part by enhancing evap...
Snowpack
Snowpack forms from layers of snow that accumulate in geographic regions and high altitudes where the climate includes cold weather for extended periods during the year. Snowpacks are an important wat...
Snowpack - Wikipedia
Chantal Mauduit
Chantal Mauduit (24 March 1964 – 11 May 1998) was a French alpinist.
Born in Paris, she arrived in the French Alps at age five and started climbing at the age of 15. After several difficult routes...
Avalanche boulder tongue
An avalanche boulder tongue is an accumulation of debris produced by snow avalanches. Well developed avalanche boulder tongue usually develop below avalanche gullies due to successive avalanches over ...
Galtür Avalanche
The Galtür Avalanche occurred on 23 February 1999 in the Alpine village of Galtür, Austria. It took less than 60 seconds to hit Galtür. At 50 metres (160 ft) high and traveling at 290 kilometres ...
Avalanche rescue
Avalanche rescue involves locating and retrieving people who have been buried in avalanches.
There are several ways to prevent avalanches and lessen their power and destruction. They are employed ...
Avalanche rescue - Wikipedia
Kolka-Karmadon rock ice slide
The Kolka-Karmadon rock-ice slide occurred on the northern slope of the Kazbek massif in North Ossetia, Russia on the 20th of September 2002 following a partial collapse of the Kolka Glacier. It start...
Kolka-Karmadon rock ice slide - Wikipedia
Michel Trudeau
Michel Trudeau (October 2, 1975 – November 13, 1998) was the youngest son of Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau and Margaret Trudeau.Born in Ottawa, Ontario, he lived in Montreal and studied at Co...
Reinhard Karl
Reinhard Karl (November 3, 1946 – May 19, 1982) was a German mountaineer, photographer and writer.
Karl was born in Heidelberg. At the age of 14, he started working as a mechanic apprentice....
André Roch
André Roch (August 21, 1906, Hermance, Switzerland – November 19, 2002, Geneva) was a mountaineer, avalanche researcher and expert, skier, resort developer, engineer, and author. Roch is best known fo...
2010 Kohistan avalanche
The 2010 Kohistan avalanche occurred in the Kohistan District, North West Frontier Province, Pakistan on February 17, 2010, striking the village of Bagaro Serai and killing up to 102 people. Up to 45 ...