An Avalanche of Avalanche Stories

by The Editors on January 15, 2019

While we’ve all been celebrating the monster snow storms that have finally arrived to kick off the 2018-19 snowboarding season recent snowfall has wreaked havoc across the United States and Europe. Mostly in the form of avalanches that have taken out dozens of people in the past few weeks (including the one shown above that took out Garret Hunting at Powder Mountain, Utah last week). Follow the jump for the entire list of stories.

Two people pulled from avalanche at Taos’ Kachina Bowl January 17, 2019
4 skiers missing after avalanche in northern Norway
35-year-old Choteau man killed in avalanche | Montana
Student dies in Colorado avalanche-safety course, San Juan avy danger remains elevated
Fatal avalanche involved students with Silverton Avalanche School
Road remains closed in North Ogden after avalanches send down feet of debris
North Ogden Divide reopens after avalanche, woman describes being trapped
West Salem man killed in avalanche while snowmobiling in Wyoming
Fatal avalanches in Austrian Alps
Europe weather: Two rescuers die in avalanche trigger explosion as three skiers killed
Three German skiers killed in Austrian avalanche
2 ski patrollers killed in French Alps by avalanche charges
Avalanche that killed Sydney teen Max Meyer ‘triggered’ by rescuers, say family
Thousand Oaks High School alumnus killed in Colorado avalanche
Thousand Oaks High School alumnus killed in Colorado avalanche
Authorities identify man killed in Wyoming avalanche
Clean-up begins after avalanche crashes into hotel in eastern Switzerland

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