Category Archives: Avalanches

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek – Multimedia Feature – NYTimes.com

December 21, 2012 – Avalanche at Tunnel Creek:  One of the slickest presentations I’ve see.  Multimedia is spectacular. I highly recommend at look at this.   Summary: 1 snowboarder triggered wet loose slide on open, convex roll. Victim caught, swept into stand … Continue reading

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Philippines Flood – from Typhoon Bopha – Kills 283.

December 5, 2012 – Philippines Flood from Typhoon Bopha Kills 283: Pictured above, flooding around Bulacan, north of Manila.  Update Dec. 5, 2012 – 2:30PM EST (11:30AM PST) – Blocked roads and severed communications in the southern Philippines frustrated rescuers … Continue reading

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For Climbers, Risks Now Shift With Every Step – NYTimes.com

July 14, 2012 – More Deaths Amongst the Spectacular Beauty: Since November, at least 34 people in the United States alone have been killed by avalanches, and three of the four worst years for fatalities since 1950 have occurred since 2007, … Continue reading

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