Avalanche Kills Two Off Piste Skiers Near Campo Felice In Abruzzo, Italy


Campo Felice, Italy – On Sunday, February 4, 2018 two experienced skiers were killed in an avalanche while skiing off piste in an area called Anfiteatro near the Campo Felice ski area in the Apennine Mountains in Abruzzo, Italy.

Italy | Pixabay Image
Italy | Pixabay Image

The avalanche was several hundred meters. It occurred while three friends were skiing off piste. The trio was dragged into trees. Two people were buried and the third individual was injured, but was able to alert authorities.

IlGiornale.it identified the victims as Massimo Urbani, 57, and Massimo Franzè, 55. Both were from Rome.

For photos of the avalanche and the rescue, visit Repubblica.it.

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See Also: Global Avalanche Accidents 2017/2018

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