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Sierra Resorts Take Avalanche Precautions As New Snow Falls

Storm after storm has put the Sierra in a high avalanche risk. Already this week, two have been deadly.

12/27/2012

(credit: skialpine.com)

Veteran Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol Member Killed By Avalanche

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 […]

12/25/2012

Snow plowers work in the Sierra after Thursday's storm. More snow is expected over the weekend. (credit: CBS13)

Alpine Meadows Ski Patroller Injured In Triggered Avalanche

A member of the Alpine Meadows Ski Patrol injured in a triggered avalanche Monday morning.

12/24/2012

Steven Anderson

UPDATE: Snowboarder Killed In Avalanche At Donner Identified

A snowboarder in his 50s has died after getting caught in an avalanche early Monday morning at Donner Ski Ranch.

12/24/2012

Snow covers mountains in Alaska. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Truckee Man Dies In Alaska Avalanche

Alaska State Troopers say a second man has died after an avalanche hit a group of skiers and snowboarders in southeast Alaska.

03/15/2012

Snowmobile triggered avalanche resulting in fatality near Lost Lakes. (credit: sierraavalanchecenter.org)

Snowmobiler Dies After Triggering Sierra Avalanche

A man riding a snowmobile has died after he apparently triggered an avalanche in the Sierra Nevada mountains in Alpine County.

03/05/2012

benjamin brackett

Skier Who Died After Avalanche Remembered As ‘Always Cheerful’

A skier who was killed after an avalanche in the Tahoe National Forest on Thursday afternoon has died doing what he loved, friends said.

03/02/2012