His fellow skiers and six others who happened to be in the area quickly began searching for him after the avalanche occurred. The man had a rescue beacon on him that sent signals that allowed the others to pinpoint where he was buried.
Storm after storm has put the Sierra in a high avalanche risk. Already this week, two have been deadly.
TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) — A member of a Sierra ski resort’s patrol team who was injured after being caught in an avalanche has died — the second death connected to avalanches that occurred in the […]
A member of the Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol injured in a triggered avalanche Monday morning.
A snowboarder in his 50s has died after getting caught in an avalanche early Monday morning at Donner Ski Ranch.
Alaska State Troopers say a second man has died after an avalanche hit a group of skiers and snowboarders in southeast Alaska.
A man riding a snowmobile has died after he apparently triggered an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Alpine County.
A skier who was killed after an avalanche in the Tahoe National Forest on Thursday afternoon has died doing what he loved, friends said.