Skier Survives Utah Avalanche With Just Broken Leg, Thanks To Companions

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.


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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.


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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 […]


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.


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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.


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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.


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.


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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.