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Avalanche Deaths

WATCH: What Really Causes An Avalanche?

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 03.20.2014 | Science

Avalanches claim about 28 lives a year, on average. That's not a huge toll, of course, but it sbould be enough to give you pause next time you're surr...

Hiking Author Injured, Companion Killed In Colo. Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2013 | Denver

By Keith Coffman DENVER, March 18 (Reuters) - The author of a hiking guidebook suffered multiple injuries and her climbing partner wa...

Heli-Ski Guide Killed In Alaska Avalanche

Reuters | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green

By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE, Alaska, March 13 (Reuters) - A back country ski guide from Colorado was killed on Tuesday in an avalanche ...

Are We Experiencing More Avalanches?

Posted 02.28.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Dutch Prince Johan Friso remains in a coma and may never recover after an avalanche at a resort in Austria...

Snowmobiler Survives Avalanche That Killed His Brother

Posted 01.25.2012 | Denver

A 21-year-old man from Fort Collins was able to survive an avalanche that killed his older brother on Saturday. The brothers, Jordan and Tyler Lun...

Series Of Avalanches Have Killed 15 People In Last Two Weeks

Los Angeles Times | Nicholas Riccardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Reporting from Denver -- An unusual winter snowfall has triggered a series of avalanches in the high mountains that has killed nine people in the U.S....