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Avalanches

The Deadliest Event in Mt. Everest History: My Firsthand Account

Kuntal Joisher | Posted 07.20.2014 | Green
Kuntal Joisher

Although I'd been to the Everest base camp multiple times before, I'd never actually slept there. On April 18, I woke up around 7 a.m. to a commotion. Immediately, I knew something terrible had happened.

WATCH: HUGE Avalanche Narrowly Misses Houses

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

Let there be no doubt about the terrifying power of snow. Residents in Italy's South Tyrol region, located just south of the Austrian border, watch...

WATCH: Skier Survives Avalanche, Scares The Hell Out Of Everybody

The Huffington Post | Matt Ferner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

A Colorado backcountry skier survived an avalanche that he accidentally triggered on Saturday and captured the whole thing on his helmet-mounted camer...

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...