Home » Posts tagged with » Avalanche

Five Snowboarders Killed in Colorado Avalanche

Five Snowboarders Killed in Colorado AvalancheHemera/Thinkstock(LOVELAND PASS, Colo.) -- The bodies of snowboarders killed in an avalanche Saturday near Loveland Pass in Colorado have been recovered, officials tell ABC News.Clear Creek County Sheriff Don Krueger said that early Saturday afternoon,...

Woman Dead, Snowshoer Missing After Cascade Mountains Avalanche

Woman Dead, Snowshoer Missing After Cascade Mountains AvalancheHemera/Thinkstock(SEATTLE, Wash.) -- A woman hiker who was rescued Saturday from the Cascade Mountains in Washington after being buried by an avalanche has died, and one snowshoer remains missing.The first avalanche took place around noon at Granite Mo...

Woman Revived After Avalanche Burial in Utah Backcountry

Woman Revived After Avalanche Burial in Utah BackcountryObtained by ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY) -- A 43-year-old backcountry skier revived after she was buried in an avalanche is now in fair condition at University of Utah Hospital, hospital officials said.On Saturday, Jan. 12, Elizabeth Malloy and a male frie...

Washington Skier Buried Alive in Avalanche Saved by Quick Thinking

Washington Skier Buried Alive in Avalanche Saved by Quick ThinkingABC News(NEW YORK) -- A quick-thinking 20-year-old Washington skier who was buried beneath an avalanche for up to 15 minutes managed to keep breathing until rescuers arrived by scooping snow away from her mouth.Emily Anderson was skiing with a group at...

Woman Buried Alive in Avalanche Rescued by Fellow Skiers

Woman Buried Alive in Avalanche Rescued by Fellow SkiersHemera/Thinkstock(CRYSTAL MOUNTAIN, Wash.) -- An experienced skier was buried alive on Crystal Mountain in Washington this week when more than 3 feet of snow triggered an avalanche in the area where she was skiing.Emily Anderson was buried beneath the ...

Californian Survives Avalanche That Kills at Least Nine in Nepal

Californian Survives Avalanche That Kills at Least Nine in NepalHemera/Thinkstock(LAMJUNG, Nepal) -- When a massive avalanche swept over a camp of sleeping mountain climbers on one of the highest peaks in the world, Glen Plake of California was one of the lucky ones.At least nine people were killed in the avalanche...

Several Climbers Dead, Injured After Avalanche Strikes French Alps

Several Climbers Dead, Injured After Avalanche Strikes French AlpsGoodshoot/ThinkstockUPDATE: Four mountain climbers who were earlier believed missing are no longer being classified as such; two had canceled their climb and two had taken a different route to the summit, according to the French military. The death tol...

Could Avalanche Research Lead to Better Ice Cream?

Could Avalanche Research Lead to Better Ice Cream?iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Ice cream fanatics will be happy to learn that their favorite dessert is getting the scientific attention it deserves:  avalanche experts are using the same technology used to study snow to determine how to impr...

Skiers Found Dead in Wyoming After Avalanche

Skiers Found Dead in Wyoming After AvalancheiStockphoto/Thinkstock(MOOSE, Wyo.) -- The desperate search for two experienced backcountry skiers lost in Wyoming's Grand Teton National Park has come to an end.On Thursday, friends Steve Romeo and Chris Onufer were found dead after being swept thousa...

Avalanche in Northeastern Afghanistan Kills 37

Avalanche in Northeastern Afghanistan Kills 37iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- At least 37 people are dead after heavy snow triggered an avalanche in northeastern Afghanistan, officials say.The tumbling snow struck a village in the Shekay district of Badakhshan province, according to ...

Sales Blowing Up for Airbag That Saved Skiers in Avalanches

Sales Blowing Up for Airbag That Saved Skiers in AvalanchesCourtesy ABS Avalanche Rescue Services Inc.(SEATTLE) -- The airbag backpack -- among other snow-safety gadgets -- seem to be getting a second look after an advanced skier credited her device with saving her life this weekend in an avalanche that killed...

Dutch Prince Critically Injured In Avalanche

Dutch Prince Critically Injured In AvalancheHelene Wiesenhaan/WireImage/Getty Images(INNSBRUCK, Austria) -- The second son of Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands is in intensive care with what sources in the Netherlands media say is a fractured skull, after he was swept up in an avalanche.Prince Jo...

5-Year-Old Avalanche Survivor Released from Hospital

5-Year-Old Avalanche Survivor Released from HospitalARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images(RESTELICA, Kosovo) -- A 5-year-old girl rescued from an avalanche in Restelica, Kosovo, Saturday that killed her parents, her 2-year-old brother, her paternal grandparents, an aunt, and uncle has been released from the ho...

Advertise With Us

Would you like to advertise on East Idaho News? Fill out this form to contact a representative.
  • Full and Last
  • The name of your company, business or brand.