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Avalanche Death

Experienced Skier Recalls Alaska Range Avalanche That killed his friend

Alaska Dispatch News | Posted 02.08.2015 | Sports
Alaska Dispatch News

Looking back on it now, Hopper said Monday with a sigh, the two men -- who had both taken avalanche training courses -- missed a key warning sign about the avalanche danger.

Ski Patroller Dies After Avalanche At Snowmass

AP | Posted 03.02.2013 | Green

SNOWMASS VILLAGE, Colo. (AP) — Investigators are headed to the site of Colorado's first avalanche death this season. A member of Aspe...

Another Man Dies From Alaska Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 05.15.2012 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 14 (Reuters) - A second man pulled from an avalanche on Tuesday in the mountains near Haines...

Death by Familiarity

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 04.28.2012 | Sports
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

The more familiar you are, the more you think you know it and the less you pay attention to it. A group of skiers in Washington State over the weekend probably should have paid more attention. Three of them are dead.